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Description: "Pulled' or 'stretched paste." A term used in cheese-making, this means that the curd is dipped in hot whey and then stretched and kneaded into strands until it becomes the desired consistency. Also known as 'string' cheese, this process results in quite rubbery cheeses, like mozzarella, provolone and provola.
Pronounced: PAH-stah fee-LAH-tah
Most frequent country: Italy
See places: Italian food and cuisine
See foods and dishes: mozzarella, provatura, provola, provolone