Raw Milk Mozzarella

Preparation info
  • Makes


    6 ounce 170 g ) balls
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Pizza Czar: Recipes and Know-How from a World-Traveling Pizza Chef

By Anthony Falco

Published 2021

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If you want to make great mozz from scratch, find raw milk. It’s not easy and could require ingenuity at a farmer’s market. If you can’t get raw milk, use low-temperature pasteurized, non-homogenized milk. Don’t make it with milk in your fridge—it’s not worth the effort. Just buy local mozzarella. If you can find some, the result will be life-changing.

You will need rennet and pH strips. Rennet is curdled milk that contains the enzyme rennin. I get mine from New