Mozzarella is the much loved Italian cheese that can be found the world over and in any number ofdishes. Eaten fresh or baked into recipes there are many mouth-watering ways to enjoy this versatile cheese.
We've collected some of our favourite mozzarella cheese recipes from savoury muffins to bruschetta where mozzarella fans will have even more chances to enjoy this traditional cheese at its best.
While most buffalo mozzarella comes from southern Italy, near Naples, it's becoming more popular to make the cheese further afield. Read the fascinating story about an American producer of mozzarella from his water buffalo herd.
10 Favourite Mozzarella Cheese Recipes
Here is a fun appetizer that takes no time to prepare and has great appeal. Just three ingredients: mozzarella pearls, basil, and cherry tomatoes.
Mozzarella and Avocado Salad
The richness of avocados is the perfect foil for fresh mozzarella cheese. This delicious salad pairs them with scallions, chilies and a zesty vinaigrette.
Kale and Mozzarella Salad
This is the perfect salad for kale lovers. Once again, avocados and mozzarella make an appearance but this time mangos and macadamia nuts are part of the mix.
Cheese lovers will appreciate this hearty lasagna prepared with Romanesco cauliflower, broccoli and plenty of ricotta and mozzarella cheeses.
You'll love the sweet and savory flavors in this tasty salad made with arugula, melon balls, fresh mozzarella and Serrano ham.
An exclusive recipe for fried mozzarella balls, prepared by Italian chef Rosanna Marziale at Identità New York 2014
Bruschetta is a classic well loved Italian recipe. Ensure you have the best quality olive oil, tomatoes, mozzarella and bread and you will find it hard to beat such a favourite.
CAPRESE PASTA SALAD WITH TOMATOES AND MOZZARELLA BY FDL
Looking for an easy and tasty pasta dish? try this delicious caprese pasta salad packed with flavour.
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