Making fresh mozzarella at home is easy and fun! And why not? Beyond making pizza dough from scratch, there's nothing more satisfying, and it's the logical next step for the do-it-yourselfer. Try this recipe from Luciana Crosa, executive chef at Luca Bella Restaurant in Aventura, Fla.
It may help to set up a bowl of ice water to cool your hands occasionally while shaping the curd.