The 3 things to know about Burrata di Andria PGI

If you love traditional Apulian cheeses and dairy delights, you have surely heard of Burrata di Andria PGI . But do you know everything about this delicacy? Here are three key things to know before biting it with gusto.

Burrata di Andria PGI: let’s get to know it better

Do you know what is Burrata di Andria PGI ? Could you recognize it with your eyes closed? If the answer is yes, you will surely have tried that soft and enveloping flavor that characterizes this specialty.

Creamy and irresistible, the authentic Burrata di Andria PGI is a fresh stretched curd cheese obtained by processing raw or pasteurized cow’s milk. It is loved and appreciated throughout Italy and in the world, so much so that it has obtained the recognition of a product with a trademark of origin, officially becoming a Protected Geographical Indication: a true guarantee of quality, which makes Ia Burrata di Andria PGI ; One of the Made in Puglia excellences.

La Burrata: love at first sight (and at first bite)

The first thing that makes burrata unmistakable is its irresistible appearance: just look at it to think of the painstaking work of the cheesemakers who work with care.

The Burrata di Andria PGI has a softer texture than mozzarella, with a succulent surprise inside. The peculiarity of the burrata is its filling, a heart of hand-shredded dough and mixed with milk cream, which takes the name of stracciatella.

What are the nutritional properties of Burrata di Andria PGI?

The properties of the milk and the craftsmanship of the cheesemakers give life to a small masterpiece: Burrata di Andria PGI . This food is obtained from the processing of milk. As you can easily guess, burrata is a real concentrate of energy, which provides our body with a rich supply of calcium .

The calories contained in 100g of Burrata di Andria PGI are approximately 250/300 kcal . It is not a low-calorie food, but this does not mean that it should be excluded from the diet, on the contrary. In fact, the Burrata di Andria PGI has many benefits that should not be underestimated:

  • Contains many proteins , essential for our muscles;
  • It is an excellent source of calcium , which is valuable for the health of teeth and bones, particularly in the development phase, but also to reduce the risk of osteoporosis;
  • It also provides potassium, phosphorus and vitamins A, B2, D, E.

Have you already tasted the Montrone Dairy Burrata?

Now that we have seen the characteristics of Burrata di Andria PGI , the question arises: how can it be so good? The real secret for such an impeccable result is the expert hands of the master cheesemakers : the Burrata of the Caseificio Montrone , in fact, is made almost entirely by hand.

We start with stracciatella , produced by unevenly shredding the stretched curd by hand, before dipping it into the cream. After shaping the bag, the filling phase is carried out with the aid of automatic fillers, to ensure the hygiene of the burrata itself.

Finally, to complete the work, the stuffed bag is shaped by creating the famous “head” (trademark of the Andria PGI burrata), and the top is tied with raffia .

At this point we are sure that you will already have your mouth water. If you want to continue enjoying the inviting products of the master cheesemakers, take a look at the other goodness from the Montrone Dairy.

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