Definition of burrata in English:



  • A semisoft white Italian cheese made from mozzarella and cream.

    ‘the menu includes burrata served with charred cherry tomatoes and toasted garlic crostini’
    • ‘Antipasti include saffron tiger prawns or truffled burrata.’
    • ‘Mantuano has put freshly handmade burrata on the menu at his wine bar, pairing it with garlic toasts and leeks.’
    • ‘He was particularly excited about a delicately flavored burrata from Brooklyn he plans to serve over toasted garlic bread.’
    • ‘From a list of salads, a small portion of terrifically creamy burrata nonetheless starred in a winning interplay of textures and flavors.’
    • ‘Like the burrata and greens, most of the food at La Scarbitta is simple, fresh, essential.’
    • ‘There are also more expensive mozzarella wraps, with prosciutto, Parmesan and arugula tucked inside, a breaded mozzarella with prosciutto, and burrata, a sac of mozzarella filled with cream and bits of cheese.’
    • ‘Caponata is delicious served as a sharing dish or you could try matching it up with mozzarella or creamy burrata.’
    • ‘If you cannot find burrata cheese you can substitute fresh mozzarella instead.’
    • ‘Two of my dining companions opted for the burrata with heirloom tomatoes, which was out of this world.’
    • ‘Break the burrata on to the caponata or leave it whole, scatter the basil over and drizzle with a little olive oil.’


Italian, literally buttered.