There's just something irresistible about biting into a mound of fresh mozzarella cheese. Whether it's served in bite-sized pearls, thick slices or shredded as a topping for pizza, mozzarella has a way of tickling our palates the way few cheeses do. Perhaps its due to the cheese's versatility - mozzarella can be served in hot or cold recipes, simple or fancy dishes and is mild enough to be paired with strong ingredients. It's no wonder mozzarella recently surpassed cheddar as America's favorite cheese! If you are looking for new ways to use this great Italian cheese or kick up the flavor of your favorite recipes, check out these fun ways of cooking with mozzarella:
Francesco Martucci from I Masanielli in the Campania region of Italy has been named the best pizzaiolo in the world for a third year running. See the full list as well as all the international winners.