Healthy Food Database
Traditionally made in southern Italy from the milk of water buffaloes (introduced into Italy from India in the 16th century) - it is now made worldwide from cows milk. Mild, fragrant, delicate - combines well with tomato, fresh basil and good olive oil.
It is the cheese used on pizzas.
Buy fresh mozzarella soaked in brine from good delis. Avoid the large vacuum packed balls of plastic found at the supermarket.
Fresh mozzarella must be used within a few days. Store it in the fridge submerged in brine in the container it was bought in.
Tips & Tricks:
Fresh mozzarella is delicious served with basil, tomato and a good quality olive oil.
Nutrition per Per serve:
Monosaturated Fat , g:
Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*
* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.
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