The burrata cheese is a typical product of Apulia in the south of Italy. It's because of an accident we can enjoy this delicacy, when local producers looking for used the excess production of mozarella.
The origin of the name -maybe you have noticed it- comes from the word 'burro', which in English means butter, so burrata means 'buttered' in Italian.
The burrata is made with cow's milk or buffalo milk, getting a delicate cheese, that literally melts in your mouth. It is a singular form of bag. The outer shell is solid mozzarella, while the inside contains both mozzarella and cream, giving it an unusual, soft texture.
This type of cheese is characterized by its softness and delicacy, with a little sweet and salty taste. A particular taste, with a smooth surface and white appearance. You can eat just with a drizzle of olive oil, dressing salads and now burrata is using in ravioli stuffed or as the last touch of a spaghetti.
Finally, it usual drink a dry white wine, fruity also works well, and according to locals the best accompaniment is a glass of cold water to appreciate its unique flavor.
Do you know 'burrata' chesee? How do you use to eat it?