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Burrata, Gioia

Burrata is a classic Italian "pasta filata" cheese that is made by enclosing a center of soft, silky curd in a small sac of mozzarella. The result is a decadent treat that fully showcases the flavor of the milk. The cheese is best eaten within a few days of production, drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with salt and pepper.

Our burrata is from Gioia, a family creamery in Los Angeles that specializes in Italian cheeses made from Vito Girardi's family recipes. The cheese is made by hand daily.

Farm / Company: Gioia Cheese

Cheesemaker: Vito Girardi

Proprietor: Vito Girardi

Affineur:

City, State: South El Monte, CA

Region: West

Country: USA

Milk Type: Cow

Milk Treatment: Pasteurized

Rennet: Vegetarian

Rind: None

Texture: Soft

Aging: Fresh

Size(s): 16-ounce or 4-ounce piece