If you have not pulled your own mozzarella, you should. Fresh mozzarella is a wholly different being than the shredded pizza cheese, string cheese, or even the “fresh” mozzarella found in stores. The only specialty item you will need to is mozzarella curd, which can be purchased at area co-ops and Lund’s.
The process is very simple, takes just a few minutes, and the results are simply fantastic. Start with a pound of fresh mozzarella curd, 1/2 cup of kosher salt, and three quarts of 130®