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String cheese and avocado salad
(Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff) Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff
Seasons

Middle Eastern salad

April 11, 2007

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Tightly wound in a braid and studded with tiny black seeds called nigella, Armenian string cheese is mild -- something like Italianmozzarella. In fact, it's made from cow's milk mozzarella curds thatare heated and seasoned with the Middle Eastern spice mahleb. When the curds are very warm they form a soft mass, which is shaped intoa kind of doughnut, complete ... (Full article: 323 words)

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