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Blue Ridge Dairy...Buffalo Mozzarella?

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mt7187 Sep 13, 2010 06:42 PM

I'm a huge fan of Blue Ridge Dairy's offerings at our local farmers markets...fresh mozzarella, mascarpone, and ricotta. However, today I was bullshitting on the internet at work and saw several mentions of Blue Ridge Dairy possibly producing Buffalo Mozzarella at one point or sometime in the future. See these links specifically:

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/20/din...

http://www.rudymaxa.com/article.php?A...

Does anyone know anything about this? If they started producing their own mozzarella di bufala and I no longer had to buy the imported version I would be ecstatic.

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    districtSW RE: mt7187 Sep 14, 2010 10:16 AM

    I bought some of Blue Ridge Dairy's mozzarella this summer at the farmer's market in Penn Quarter. When I inquired about buffalo mozzarella they mentioned they had several water buffalo but they weren't producing milk yet. I hope they are successful, their cheeses are all amazing.

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    Blue Ridge Restaurant
    2340 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20007

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      terry comer RE: mt7187 Sep 16, 2010 03:24 AM

      THEY ARE TALKING ABOUT IT BUT I DONT THINK ARE QUITE THERE YET.

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        fudizgud RE: mt7187 Sep 16, 2010 05:41 AM

        According to Blue ridge's owner, the people who were raining the Bufala did not work out and there is no new source of the milk at this time.

        1. monavano RE: mt7187 Sep 16, 2010 07:45 PM

          You missed their buffalo mozzarella this year...they had it in the Spring for a few weeks. You have to talk with the folks from Blue Ridge to see if there's any more coming next year.

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