General Information
NameMozzarella cheese
Scientific NameNot Available
DescriptionMozzarella is a traditionally southern Italian cheese made from Italian buffalo's milk by the pasta filata method.Fresh mozzarella is generally white but may vary seasonally to slightly yellow depending on the animal's diet. Mozzarella of several kinds is used for most types of pizza and several pasta dishes or served with sliced tomatoes and basil in Caprese salad.
Primary IDFOOD00933
Picture965
Classification
GroupMilk and milk products
Sub-GroupFermented milk products
Taxonomy
Lineage
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Wikipedia IDNot Available
Composition
CompoundsPreparation type: Raw

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References
Content Reference— U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2008. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page.