Lightly smoked Mozzarella

Discussion in 'Cheese' started by scarbelly, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. scarbelly

    scarbelly OTBS Member

    Did another Mozzarella smoke this weekend - here we are going into the smoker after sitting out for a couple of hours to get a nice skin on the outside
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    . Here it is with a light smoke - might go an extra 10 min next time

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    EDIT - Now that I have the A MAZ N SMOKER - I no longer use any heat in the smoker
     
    Last edited: Apr 5, 2012
  2. fire it up

    fire it up OTBS Member

    Nice looking Mozz, been a while since I smoked any cheese.
    Now that the cooler weather has arrived I need to get on it. Never tried mozz, a few other kinds but not mozz. Definitely need to, and if I can get ahold of buffalo mozz that would be great!
     
  3. scarbelly

    scarbelly OTBS Member

    These were from Costco and come two long ones to a package - I cut them in half to get more smoke on them - make sure to let them sit out for a bit to get a skin on the outside or all the moisture comes out in the smoke
     
  4. chefrob

    chefrob OTBS Member

    az
    never smoked cheese...........need to get the meat stuff down first.
     
  5. scarbelly

    scarbelly OTBS Member

    Ya also gotta stick a pan of mixed nuts in with your next smoke - I just took a 1" deep 8 X 10 foil pan and poked a bazillion holes in it and stuck in with the rest of the smoke - took them out after about 1 1/2 hours - rock star good
     
  6. fire it up

    fire it up OTBS Member

    That's a really great tip, glad you mentioned it because if not I may very well have just tossed a wet slab of cheese in the smoker and that wouldn't have been very good.
     
  7. alx

    alx OTBS Member

    Looks great.We did some fresh garden tomatoes with mozz melted on top for appetizers at our catering gig this weekend....will hit them with a light smoke next time....[​IMG]
     
  8. That looks delicious, I've smoked Mozzarella before and loved it but not had any for a long time, thats another thing to get done this weekend then ;)

    Alex
     
  9. Looks Nice...
     

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