[Sca-cooks] Couple of quick questions for the list....

Susan Fox selene at earthlink.net
Sun Oct 5 18:33:04 PDT 2008

So who won?  Why this is on topic:  I'm entering the West's siege 
cookery contest at GWW next week and am doing market research on the 
judges.  Bwahahaha.


Lilinah wrote:
> Hi, i'm just back from October Crown, so i'm getting in a little late.
> Maire wrote:
>> 1.  I'm trying to track down a particular kind of cheese I had in 
>> this astonishing salad in Santa Monica this past summer.  I suspect, 
>> but have not verified, that they may have been using a really fresh 
>> buffalo mozarella. It had a fresh taste, was fairly pale, and had a 
>> texture unlike any cheese I've ever eaten--a bit like a cow's milk 
>> mozarella, but somehow creamier? like a cross between a mozarella and 
>> a cream cheese? Definitely not chewy or crumbly....It was served as 
>> part of a caprese salad, made with heirloom tomatoes, organic evoo, 
>> and baby arugula....mmm......
> Sounds like a recently fashionable cheese call Burata, which one 
> website described as "like a mozzarella truffle" - the outer layer is 
> a fresh mozzarella, the inside is a mozzarella cream.

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