Definition of mozzarella in English:

mozzarella

noun

  • A mild, semisoft white Italian cheese, often used in Italian cooking as a melted topping, especially on pizzas.

    • ‘Down the road from the farm is the local co-operative dairy, where they make the famed mozzarella cheese from the buffalo milk.’
    • ‘Ninety cents buys you a crispy slice of pizza with about a pound of cold, shredded mozzarella cheese on top.’
    • ‘Then you just layer on the chopped tomatoes, mozzarella, basil and pepperoni or salami and put it back into the oven.’
    • ‘Sales of cheese, especially mozzarella, have climbed over the past two years.’
    • ‘Place the sliced mozzarella on two of the slices of bread and top with the remaining slices to make two large cheese sandwiches.’
    • ‘Hot Italian snacks, otherwise known as panini, came with chargrilled vegetables and mozzarella cheese or tuna melt.’
    • ‘The waiter sets down the plate of mozzarella, tomatoes and basil that we ordered.’
    • ‘Long gone are the days of cheddar cheese versus mozzarella, of white milk versus chocolate.’
    • ‘We had salad with fresh mozzarella cheese and homemade dressing with peppercorn.’
    • ‘The mozzarella is usually made from cow's milk, sometimes from water buffalo's milk.’
    • ‘It was a huge bowl filled with the thick spicy cold vegetable soup and contrasting soft white balls of mozzarella.’
    • ‘Top with a slice of mozzarella and sprinkle with oregano.’
    • ‘In another bowl mix together zucchini and mozzarella cheese and set aside.’
    • ‘Serve this as a light starter or with some slices of mozzarella as a main meal salad for vegetarians.’
    • ‘Put half a teaspoon of mozzarella and tomato on top with a small trickle of pesto.’
    • ‘Even eating a slice of Italian sausage pizza with extra mozzarella had become a patriotic act.’
    • ‘To turn this salad into a complete meal, add mozzarella cheese or blue cheese.’
    • ‘Serve hot, garnished with grated romano, cheddar, or mozzarella cheeses.’
    • ‘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.’

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

mozzarella

/ˌmätsəˈrelə/