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Jan 11, 2007 04:21 AM

Does Salumeria Italiana have good Bufala Mozzarella?

Ive only had one brand Salvatore Corso and I loved it dont want to shell out that much cash for something im not going to like. They have a good price for it 12 bucks for 2 balls which is what corso was

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  1. Well, if it's imported it's probably not worth it, since the whole point of mozzarella that you shell $$ for is to eat it within a day or two of it's having been made, hardly likely for imported stuff. A great example of where local is better, even if it's lacking cache.

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    1. re: Karl S

      Actually, Karl S., Salumeria Italiana gets their bufala mozzarella every day or two from Italy, so it's still pretty darn fresh. Here's the info:

    2. Have you tried Formaggio Kitchen? I agree about the importance of fresh mozzarella, but I believe Formaggio gets regular air shipments of mozzarella from Italy. I don't remember it being as good as the mozzarella at a typical Tuscan focacceria, but it's worth a shot. I have not tried Salumeria Italiana's, but everything else I've bought there has been very good.

      1. Whole foods carries it; not sure if it's imported or domestic. I've had one great experience, and one pretty bad experience, so you'll definitely want to check the sell-by date.

        Nominally cheaper: 4 or 5 bucks for one mozzarella.

        1. J Pace's in the North End and Saugus carry bufala.

          1. im not asking who carries it I wanna know if its good, and im not going to fomaggio kitchen and paying 10 bucks for a 4 oz ball

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