Definition of burrata in English:

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Pronunciation: /bʊˈrɑːtə/


[mass noun]
A semi-soft white Italian cheese made from mozzarella and cream: the menu includes burrata served with charred cherry tomatoes and toasted garlic crostini
More example sentences
  • 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.
  • Antipasti include saffron tiger prawns or truffled burrata.
  • From a list of salads, a small portion of terrifically creamy burrata nonetheless starred in a winning interplay of textures and flavors.


Italian, literally 'buttered'.

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