Paneer is an acid-set fresh curd cheese made from cows milk that is popular in northern India, Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh where milk is a regular part of those cultures. A very simple cheese to make, paneer is basically a pressed ricotta cheese.
Countertop yogurt-making is simple and tasty. You only need a culture and countertop to make an easy batch every day. This variety of yogurt is an heirloom culture that can last for generations with basic care.
Besides being fresher and more delicious, making burrata yourself is also a lot more cost-effective. Sourcing the mozzarella curd is as easy as hitting your specialty Italian grocery store — and yes, Polly-O is the one everyone uses.