Category: Make Your Own Mozzarella

  • Fresh Mozzarella and Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad

    Serves 4 Ingredients For roasted tomatoes 8 plum tomatoes, cut in half and seeds removed 3 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves removed 2 cloves garlic, sliced thin ½ teaspoon sugar (optional) ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil Salt Freshly ground pepper For salad 1 pound fresh mozzarella, ¼-inch thick slices Basil pesto, for drizzling Maldon salt Freshly […]

  • Grilled Fresh Mozzarella Cheese with Basil Pesto

    Serves 4 Ingredients 8 slices of country white bread Basil pesto, recipe follows 8 slices of homemade mozzarella, sliced in 3” rounds 2 tablespoons olive oil Directions To assemble sandwich, smear insides of bread slices with pesto. Arrange a layer of mozzarella slices over the top and then place another piece of bread on top […]

  • Fresh Mozzarella

    Makes 1 pound of fresh mozzarella Ingredients 1 pound cheese curds 4 quarts (16 cups) water ¼ cup salt Directions In a large saucepot over high heat, bring water to a boil. Meanwhile, cut cheese curds in small pieces and add into hot water. Melt slowly until it softens and then pull large mass of […]