Total:
30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
1 pound
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

In a large stock pot add the water and enough kosher salt until it tastes like saltwater. Bring the water to a simmer and remove from heat.

While waiting for water to boil, the mozzarella curd needs to be shaved with a sharp knife into thin layers and set aside in a large bowl.

When water is ready, ladle over the shaved curd, just enough to cover. Allow curd to warm before you begin forming your mozzarella. Using a wooden spoon, stir the mixture until the curd begins to pull (you should have a string like effect). Work quickly with the curd to achieve a consistent silken texture. Hold the cheese in the bowl with wooden spoon and pour off excess water. Take the cheese in your hands and begin to fold under itself creating a round shape of desired size. Pinch between your thumb and index finger, place fresh mozzarella in a bowl of cool water, continue this process until all the fresh mozzarella is formed.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Chicken Mozzarella Pasta

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Fresh Salmon Tartare

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Fresh Pasta Dough

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Tomato, Mozzarella and Pesto Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Fresh Plum Tomato Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Talluto's

Zabaglione with Fresh Berries

Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand

Open-Faced Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Sandwich

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Kids Can Make: Hash Brown, Tomato and Mozzarella Quiche

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Panna Cotta with Fresh Berries

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Cupcake Wars

          10am | 9c

          Cupcake Wars

          11am | 10c

          Cupcake Wars

          12pm | 11c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30pm | 1:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          3:30pm | 2:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          4:30pm | 3:30c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10pm | 9c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10:30pm | 9:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          11:30pm | 10:30c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          1:30am | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30am | 1:30c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Mystery Diners

          4:30am | 3:30c
          powered by PubExchange

          Get Cooking