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Water Buffalo, the Bovine Behind Italy’s Most Famous Mozzarella


Although the water buffalo (also known as the Asian buffalo) originated in Southeast Asia, it has made a name for itself in regard to Italian cheese. How, exactly, the animals got to Europe is unclear, but they’ve roamed Italy since at least the 15th century. Today, the population is sizable enough to allow large-scale production […]

blu di bufala

Cheese Of The Day: Blu di Bufala


Blu di Bufala is an Italian buffalo’s milk blue cheese. A mellow sweetness and slight tang make it a great introductory blue cheese! Pair with sweet wine and dark chocolate.