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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Buffalo Mozzarella

Buffalo mozzarella is the premier mozzarella cheese and really does come from water buffalo. Most of the mozzarella in the USA comes from cows. But the flavor and quality of real buffalo mozzarella is rather amazing.

Today we visited one of the Water Buffalo cheese factories and saw this cheese being made.

Here is the final stage of the buffalo mozzarella cheese manufacturing process where the balls are left for 30 minutes in a salt brine (with other ingredients) and then packaged and shipped to market.