Burrata means "buttered" in Italian. The cheese originated in the Apulia region of Italy known for sheep farming and agriculture. a fresh cheese made from a mix of mozzarella and cream. The outside thin shell is a pasta filata curd made of cow's milk mozzarella while the insides contain a soft, stringy mixture of curd and fresh cream.
The taste of Burrata goes well with salads, crusty bread, and prosciutto, fresh tomatoes with olive oil and with spaghetti.