Meaning of mozzarella in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmɒtsəˈrɛlə/

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mass noun
  • A firm white Italian cheese made from buffalo or cow's milk, used especially in pizzas and salads.

    ‘Long gone are the days of cheddar cheese versus mozzarella, of white milk versus chocolate.’
    • ‘Down the road from the farm is the local co-operative dairy, where they make the famed mozzarella cheese from the buffalo milk.’
    • ‘To turn this salad into a complete meal, add mozzarella cheese or blue cheese.’
    • ‘We had salad with fresh mozzarella cheese and homemade dressing with peppercorn.’
    • ‘Top with a slice of mozzarella and sprinkle with oregano.’
    • ‘Serve hot, garnished with grated romano, cheddar, or mozzarella cheeses.’
    • ‘Even eating a slice of Italian sausage pizza with extra mozzarella had become a patriotic act.’
    • ‘The mozzarella is usually made from cow's milk, sometimes from water buffalo's milk.’
    • ‘Serve this as a light starter or with some slices of mozzarella as a main meal salad for vegetarians.’
    • ‘In another bowl mix together zucchini and mozzarella cheese and set aside.’
    • ‘The waiter sets down the plate of mozzarella, tomatoes and basil that we ordered.’
    • ‘Then you just layer on the chopped tomatoes, mozzarella, basil and pepperoni or salami and put it back into the oven.’
    • ‘It was a huge bowl filled with the thick spicy cold vegetable soup and contrasting soft white balls of mozzarella.’
    • ‘Put half a teaspoon of mozzarella and tomato on top with a small trickle of pesto.’
    • ‘Sales of cheese, especially mozzarella, have climbed over the past two years.’
    • ‘Hot Italian snacks, otherwise known as panini, came with chargrilled vegetables and mozzarella cheese or tuna melt.’
    • ‘Place the sliced mozzarella on two of the slices of bread and top with the remaining slices to make two large cheese sandwiches.’
    • ‘Ninety cents buys you a crispy slice of pizza with about a pound of cold, shredded mozzarella cheese on top.’
    • ‘Jayne enjoyed her dish which consisted of mushrooms, tomatoes and herbs, topped with mozzarella cheese and crispy bread crumbs.’
    • ‘I knew what was missing from last night's pasta and it wasn't mozzarella cheese.’


Italian, diminutive of mozza, denoting a kind of cheese, from mozzare ‘cut off’.