Burrata with chargrilled grapes and basil

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    six

    as a generous starter
    • Difficulty

      Easy

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Ottolenghi Simple

By Yotam Ottolenghi

Published 2018

  • About

Burrata – which means ‘buttered’ in Italian – is one of life’s great pleasures. The outside is firm mozzarella, the inside an oozy combination of stracciatella and cream. The combination of the two is unsurprisingly good. Burrata can be paired with all sorts of flavours – citrus fruit or juice, sweet balsamic, peppery rocket, toasted spices. Here sweet red grapes are skewered and chargrilled: a method which is as simple as it is impressive. If you want to get ahead, marinate the grapes in t