Here is an overview of how to get started stretching the Caputo Brothers Creamery Cagliata (curd) product. Watch these videos first for an understanding of what you will need to know before you start stretching the Cagliata into Fior di Latte, Burrata, etc.
For written stretching instructions, click here: Directions for stretching CapoMozz in the “Apprentice” “Cheesemaker” or “Master Chef” methods.
Method #1: Apprentice (stovetop method)
Method #2: Cheesemaker (our original stretching methodology)
Method #3: Master Chef (sous vide method)
Once you get started, you can get creative with Stracciatella! This cheese, made with strings of the Fior di Latte and heavy cream, may be used on its own or as the stuffing for Burrata. Fun for kids and a great way to wow your friends at a dinner party!
Once you have your Stracciatella made, you can move on to Burrata:
Another option for your Fior di Latte is to age it into Scamorza or Provola:
After all of this cheesemaking, what you have left in your bowl is what we like to call ‘Liquid Gold’: