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Fresh Mozzarella

Date Added: Jan 3, 2010 Italian Culinary skills
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Prep Time

10 mins

Cook Time

10 mins

Ready In

20 mins

Serving

6

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Description

Let Chef Amy show you how to make your own fresh homemade Mozzarella cheese. Easy and fun for the whole family to do.


Ingredients

  • 2  Pound(s) Mozzarella Curd
  • 1
  • 2  Quart(s) Water
  • 2
  • 1  Quart(s) Whole Milk
  • 3
  • 3/4  Cup(s) Kosher Salt
  • 4
  • 1  Each Plastic wrap
  • 5

Directions

    1. Crumble mozzarella curd into consistent sized small pieces.
    2. Add water, milk and salt to medium pot.
    3. Heat pot over medium high heat until 180 degrees.
    4. Add water and milk mixture over mozzarella curd.
    5. Let sit for a few minutes.
    6. Then start kneading mozzarella watching it go from chunky to smooth.
    7. Form into spheres or logs.
    8. Wrap in plastic wrap.
    9. Leave out at room temperature and serve the same day.
    10. If you are not using mozzarella the same day put in refrigerator.

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