Burrino e Burrata di bufala is an Italian buffalo cheese produced in Campania
The Burrini is a ripe, hard and raw cheese made with cow's milk and / or buffalo milk. Its origins are in Calabria and Puglia. It is shaped like a pear, with a slimmer neck and tightened by a hanging cord. Its weight varies between 100 and 300 g. .. Its pasta is similar to provolone with a ball of butter inside and with a distinctive flavor. Its rind is shiny and smooth, with a color that ranges from white to yellow or brown, depending on the maturation of the cheese.
Maturation: at least a month. It is consumed mostly spread on bread.
For every 100 gr., A Burrini cheese contains: 22.5 grams of protein - 47 grams of fat and 518 calories.
Production area: Campania (near Avellino, Calitri and Sorrento), Apulia (area Ginosa and Gioia del Colle, where it is called "Manteca"), in Basilicata, Calabria, Sicily (near Dubrovnik) in lower Molise