Grilling caramelizes the plums; they add a delicate, sweet touch to the peppery arugula and milky, smooth mozzarella cheese. Firm but ripe plums work best. Serve this salad as a main dish or side to grilled meat or seafood.
Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin
can be used in this recipe.
Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.
Fresh, milky mozzarella is a pasta filata cheese. The term “pasta filata” translates to spun paste and refers to the cheesemaking process in which the curds are dipped in hot water and then kneaded and stretched into strands.
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