Contact: Linda Funk
Food Insight Public Relations
WATERLOO, Wis. – Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese announces two new additions to their award-winning collection of Farmstead Classics Fresh Mozzarella cheeses that will appeal to home cooks and gourmets:
* Marinated Fresh Mozzarella – a special blend of olive oil, canola oil and spices adds just the right zest to the creamy, smooth-textured Fresh Mozzarella, to enhance a wide array of popular dishes — sandwiches, pasta dishes, appetizers, omelets, salads and more.
* Fresh Mozzarella Medallions – this pre-sliced Fresh Mozzarella offers the ultimate in convenience, and the size of the medallions is ideal for quick and easy use in many dishes – from classic Caprese salad, to sandwiches, to crostini, to pizza.
These additions to the array of Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Fresh Mozzarella shapes and sizes are a natural fit with food trends, such the popularity of fresh-tasting, simple yet flavorful dishes. The cheeses make it easy for home cooks to prepare restaurant-quality meals and snacks.
Fresh Mozzarella is amazingly versatile: it is delicious in a wide array of dishes — appetizers, salads, side dishes and entrees. And Fresh Mozzarella can be served ‘as is,’ or used as an ingredient in cooked and baked dishes.
The secret to this great-tasting Fresh Mozzarella: the fresh, pure milk and the cheesemaking expertise that are used to make it. At Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese, the milk comes directly from their own herd of Holstein cows, which are fed nutritious alfalfa and corn grown in a sustainable manner on the family farm. The milk is piped directly from the dairy to the cheese factory within hours of milking to create a delicate milky tasting fresh mozzarella. Using Old World cheesemaking techniques and small-batch production, the Craves transform their milk into award-winning Fresh Mozzarella.
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The Crave family farms 1700 acres of rich land in south-central Wisconsin, growing soybeans, corn and alfalfa to use as nutritious feed for their Holstein cows. Every pound of cheese made by George Crave, a licensed cheese maker, is made with milk from the family’s herd. Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese also produces Mascarpone, Les Frères, Petit Frère, French- style cheeses and Farmer’s Rope Part-Skim Mozzarella String Cheese.