from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A mild white Italian cheese that has a rubbery texture and is often eaten melted, as on pizza.
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- n. Soft Italian cheese made from cow's or buffalo's milk and commonly used as a pizza topping and in salads etc
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- n. mild white Italian cheese
Proof that not all fried mozzarella is created equal is Girasole's lightly breaded appetizer, which breaks open to a rush of white lava.
I don't like the dry and rubbery pre-shredded mozzarella from the supermarket and always seek out fresh balls of mozzarella that look like the one here.
Fresh mozzarella is also adecent item … just make sure to pick around anycheaper items they mix it with.
Fresh mozzarella is completely wasted here -- its delicate flavor is completely overwhelmed by the strong sun-dried tomato, olive and vinaigrette.
Stir the dressing well and add 1 tablespoon of it to the tomato. (this will vary depending on how much tomato you are using, dress it to your liking) Rip chunks of fresh mozzarella from a mozzarella ball and add to the tomatoes.
Today I learned that fresh mozzarella is crazy-expensive ... but I had a craving.
Most prized of all the mozzarella is the kind made from buffalo milk.
Not only do they carry some of the best products from Italy Parmigiano Reggiano and proscuitto, but they make their own mozzarella, which is in a class by itself.
In Sorrento, they add a slice of mozzarella, which is also very good.
I don't know how the prices run where you're at, but there is a big difference between the ones called mozzarella di bufala and mozzarella di fior di latte.
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