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Burrata and Heirloom Tomato Salad

Burrata (buttered in Italian), originated in Andrea, Puglia, Italy, in 1956 by Lorenzo Bianchino, a well-known local landowner and dairy farmer. Because winter of 1956 had extreme heavy snow, if was difficult to transport dairy products.  Lorenzo had the brilliant idea of creating a kind of protective flask to conserve cream.  So, he used mozzarella to envelope the cream and keep it safe from the cold. This is when the famous burrata of Andrea was born.  Burrata is a...

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