Definition of buffalo mozzarella in US English:

buffalo mozzarella


  • Mozzarella cheese made in the traditional way, from the milk of the water buffalo.

    • ‘He went for the plum tomato, buffalo mozzarella and rocket salad with Parmesan shavings, basil and virgin olive oil.’
    • ‘And we use only the best ingredients, buffalo mozzarella, Sam Marzano tomatoes, fresh basil and extra-virgin olive oil.’
    • ‘I started with a salad of buffalo mozzarella and tomato.’
    • ‘This evening, that turned out to include peppers, buffalo mozzarella, olives, baby tomatoes and lettuce, with a delicately-cut artichoke heart and a tasty dressing.’
    • ‘When our turn came we helped ourselves to piles of rocket and Parmesan, salami and Parma ham, slices of buffalo mozzarella interleaved with juicy, ripe tomatoes and a couple of portions of saltimbocca.’
    • ‘Vegetarian main courses are especially enticing, with creative combinations such as chargrilled aubergine, pepper, buffalo mozzarella and pesto.’
    • ‘We began with an antipasto platter of prosciutto di parma, buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes, courgette, peppers and aubergine.’
    • ‘The caprese is a bit of a disappointment, as Wang has substituted creamy buffalo mozzarella for regular mozzarella.’
    • ‘Otherwise, the spread includes a starter of veal and ricotta-filled ravioli, buffalo mozzarella and tomato salad, eggs stuffed with tuna mayo and parsley followed by pineapple, melon and strawberries.’
    • ‘Its ultrathin crust is gorgeously singed and crisp from the wood-burning oven, its tomato sauce little more than a light-filled wash that laps against milky blobs of buffalo mozzarella.’
    • ‘She added little loaves of bread and figs from the freezer, buffalo mozzarella and pesto from the fridge, and basil from the window sill herb garden.’
    • ‘It became a proper Italian restaurant, using balsamic vinegar, cavolo nero, buffalo mozzarella and all the other things which were to become wildly fashionable in later years.’
    • ‘The hotelier had the buffalo mozzarella and tomato salad, which is now nearly as common as an Irish banking scandal, though less expensive at €6.60.’
    • ‘The sweet, buttery buffalo mozzarella in the caprese salad is shipped from Italy and arrives at Grand Street less than a day old.’
    • ‘I will be cooking with Dales lamb and Yorkshire buffalo mozzarella, to illustrate how diverse local produce can be.’
    • ‘Vicky started off by tucking into a plate of chargrilled Mediterranean vegetables with buffalo mozzarella, served with a pesto and herb salad, while I plumped for the smoked duck with organic leaves and pear chutney.’
    • ‘For this is olive oil country, a place where food is prized: giant lemons, buffalo mozzarella, ubiquitous pasta, limoncello (the local lemon liqueur) and, at Cape Palinuro, another regional delicacy, the famed blue fish.’
    • ‘This gourmet shop receives twice-weekly deliveries of buffalo mozzarella from Campania’
    • ‘Some places are now even offering customers a choice of different types of buffalo mozzarella.’
    • ‘As you may have worked out, Friday's pizzas were a success, piled high with salami, buffalo mozzarella, olives and tuna, roast capsicum and capers.’