Traditional Bocconcini is a type of Pasta Filata or stretched curd, which is a delicately flavoured fresh cheese that has a texture very similar to al dente pasta. It is used to carry other flavours such as fresh herbs and extra virgin olive oil in salads. Traditionally made in Southern Italy from the milk of water buffaloes (introduced into Italy from India in the 16th century), it is now made with cow’s milk and best kept in it’s own lightly salted water. The Traditional variant comes in 30g size balls.

"I use the traditional bocconcini in my famous spinach and bocconcini fritters. They are absolutely delicious when they are warm and the cheese is still molten/ gooey when you take a bite. Yum!"
Connie, SA
Sizes
  • 30g Bocconcini portions
  • 220g Tub
  • 400g Tub
Where To Buy

Available at the following supermarkets and selected gourmet stores in Australia: Coles, Woolworths, IGA, Foodland, Ritchies and other Independent Grocers.

Origin

Made in Australia from at least 99% Australian ingredients

Shelf Life

Maximum 30 days, store between 1-4°C
Best consumed withing 3 days of opening

Ingredients

Pasteurised Cows' Milk, Salt, Non-Animal Rennet, Starter Cultures

No artificial preservatives.

Nutritional Information

220g Tub
Servings Per Package: 5
Serving Size: 44g

Average Qty Per Serve Per 100g
Energy 488kj 1110kj
Protein 7.9g 17.9g
Fat Total 8.9g 20.3g
Saturated 6.3g 14.3g
Carbohydrate 1.5g 3.4g
Sugars LESS THAN 1g LESS THAN 1g
Sodium 33mg 74mg

Serving Suggestions

Ranges:

Traditional Bocconcini is perfect for slicing over pizzas and lasagnas for a moist, creamy melt. The Traditional is also brilliant for slicing and layering with tomato and basil for a Caprese Salad or tearing and mixing into other salads. Flavours that go well with Traditional Bocconcini include eggplant, olives, tomato, basil, parsley, and sun-dried tomatoes.

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