Morsey's Farmhouse Kitchen to open buffalo-milk creamery in Palo Alto | Peninsula Foodist | Elena Kadvany | Mountain View Online |

Local Blogs

Peninsula Foodist

By Elena Kadvany

About this blog: Get the latest food news with the biweekly Peninsula Foodist newsletter.
We are constantly on the lookout for new and undiscovered meals, from Michelin-starred restaurants to tac...  (More)

View all posts from Elena Kadvany

Morsey's Farmhouse Kitchen to open buffalo-milk creamery in Palo Alto

Uploaded: Jul 3, 2019
Ice cream shops are a dime a dozen on the Peninsula, but water buffalo-milk creameries certainly aren’t.

Morsey’s Farmhouse Kitchen in Los Altos, which makes gelato, cheese and butter from water buffalo milk, is expanding to downtown Palo Alto. Husband-and-wife co-owners Kal and Yulia Morsey are opening a creamery at 125 University Ave. this month, their son Evan confirmed.


The gelato case at Morsey's Farmhouse Kitchen in Los Altos. Photo by Natalia Nazarova.

The couple opened Morsey’s in early 2018, claiming to be the only restaurant in the country cooking from a wide range of water buffalo products. They own a herd of 400 water buffalo on a farm south of Sacramento.

Kal, who is from Egypt, and Yulia, from Russia, wanted to educate American diners on the merits of water-buffalo products, which are more widespread in South Asian and European countries. Though water-buffalo milk has twice the fat content of cow's milk, it has more protein, calcium and iron and less cholesterol.


A row of feeding water buffalo at Kal and Yulia Morsey's farm in Wilton. Photo courtesy Morsey's.

Morsey's serves water buffalo burger and meatballs; sourdough bread with buffalo butter; and a mozzarella di bufala caprese salad, among other dishes.

The 476-square-foot University Avenue location, however, will focus mostly on gelato, Evan Morsey said. They'll experiment with different flavors there. Morsey's serves flavors such as buttercream, apricot, hazelnut, passionfruit, chocolate and pistachio.

Morsey's cheese and other dairy products will also be for sale, Evan said.

They hope to be open in the next two weeks.
Community.
What is it worth to you?

Comments

 +  Like this comment
Posted by jUlie armitano, a resident of Jordan Middle School,
on Jul 25, 2019 at 9:48 am

I WILL TRY IT.
i AM happy .


Follow this blogger.
Sign up to be notified of new posts by this blogger.

Email:

SUBMIT

Post a comment

Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Stay informed.

Get the day's top headlines from Mountain View Online sent to your inbox in the Express newsletter.

Sutter and PAMF — protect your patients from coronavirus — not just your employees
By Diana Diamond | 42 comments | 3,881 views

Rozmary Kitchen's weekly sandwich pop-ups return to The Midwife and the Baker
By The Peninsula Foodist | 1 comment | 3,788 views

Is Watching Porn Considered to be Cheating?
By Chandrama Anderson | 11 comments | 3,002 views

What can you do with your EV battery?
By Sherry Listgarten | 7 comments | 2,797 views

Sugar – Bigger Sinner Than Wine?
By Laura Stec | 6 comments | 1,825 views