- a mild, white, semisoft Italian cheese.
Origin of mozzarella
Examples from the Web for mozzarella
No discerning Italian is going to buy Piemonte mozzarella or tome from Lazio.
Mozzarella, ricotta and burrata all come from the south of Italy; feta is from Greece.
ELLIOT: Tomatoes, basil, mozzarella, olive oil, sea salt—enough said.Culinary Kings-Turned TV Judges Cook Up Verdicts on Gordon Ramsay-Hosted MasterChef
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July 27, 2010
Their special Danish beer is brewed on site, and the menu varies from mozzarella caprese starters to Cajun magic mains.Gal With a Suitcase
December 5, 2009
I am a particular fan of the pie that comes with burrata, a fresh Italian cheese made from mozzarella and cream.Fresh Picks
August 11, 2009
Cheese and butter combined in a small brick of butter with a covering of Mozzarella.The Complete Book of Cheese
Robert Carlton Brown
- a moist white Italian curd cheese made originally from buffalo milk
Word Origin and History for mozzarella
1911, Italian cheese originally made in Naples area, from Italian mozzarella, diminutive of mozza, a kind of cheese, from mozzare "to cut off," from mozzo "blunt," from Vulgar Latin *mutius "cut off, blunted."