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Burratta in the Triangle?

  • TSQ75 Mar 24, 2009 05:07 PM
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Any good place in the area that sells this creamy thing?

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  1. I don't know what this is precisely but saw them for sale at Southern Season today. They're in the cheese case near the butters.

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    1. re: brokegradstudent

      Wow, that is huge. Thanks. I had asked them to get me some at Whole Foods (CH location) and they couldn't.

      1. re: LulusMom

        the issue is, its HIGHLY perishable, and generally needs to be consumed withing 48-72 hours. Its usually made in italy and shipped to the US retailers to be sold immediately. so its tricky

    2. I've gotten it at Trader Joes (the Cary location). I didn't know what it was, so I bought some to try. Was going to make caprese but it was softer inside than I thought. So, I used it on homemade pizza. Yumm! What else is it used for?

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      1. re: ncn8tive

        if you google it, you find that it's a soft mozzarella sack filled with mozzarella cuttings that have been blended with a super rich creme and tied up. its a really indulgent thing, and often just "sliced into thick pieces and drizzled with good olive oil and some cracked pepper. sometimes its served along with bitter greens or something...

        1. re: TSQ75

          It was even on Per Se's menu recently. It was served pretty much as described.

          1. re: Shag Waits

            Per Se?

            1. re: TSQ75

              http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per_se_(...

              1. re: meatn3

                there's nothing at that link...lol

                Is Per Se a restaurant? where is it?

                1. re: TSQ75

                  Thomas Keller's restaurant in NYC

                  1. re: TSQ75

                    How strange..sorry! It gave a nice description of the concept, background and menu.
                    Ditto to the answer below...

        2. I have gotten it at Southern Season, though they don't always have it. Trader Joe's has it too. SS's is better.........serve simply with tomato compote, sea salt, good oil & balsamic.