Mozzarella Cheese Overview
Mozzarella Cheese is amongst the largest consuming cheese in Pakistan. It is very healthy for us as it is made up of Buffalo’s Milk. In Pakistan cheese is supposed to be the source of fats only but this perception is wrong. Cheese is the source of calcium and vitamin.
Mozzarella cheese is used in many recipes. It is the only cheese that is made with buffalo milk. It was first manufactured in Italy. In early times there were no refrigeration and transportation facilities, so the cheese made could be used only for a short time.
Later, when these technologies developed, the cheese made spread to other parts of Italy. Daily fresh mozzarella cheese is still prepared in small factories near Naples in Italy for the local consumers.
It is very soft, moist, and bland. It tastes like milk and is very spongy. Mostly it is served with tomatoes in salads.
Mozzarella is originated in Italy it is made by Milk Curd. Milk which is used in the making Mozzarella is Buffalo Milk and sometimes sheep and goat milk.
The word Mozzer derived from the Italian language which means “To Cut”. Normally Mozzarella is white but sometimes it is yellow depending on the animal’s diet. Is Moisture level is very high that’s why its served after one day of making. It can be preserved for a week, and in a refrigerator, it can be safe for up to one month.
VALUE OF MOZZARELLA CHEESE IN PAKISTAN
In Pakistan Mozzarella is using in every house. Some years before there was no acknowledgment about Mozzarella cheese in Pakistan but by the passage of time, people found Mozzarella cheese healthy for them.
Mozzarella can be made at home in Pakistan. People reserve milk and make their curd then they make cheese from it and they enjoy homemade cheese. Which are preservatives free and healthy at the same time.
WHO CAN USE MOZZARELLA CHEESE IN PAKISTAN?
Mozzarella cheese can be used by everyone whether they are kids or they are teenagers or even the elders too can have Mozzarella cheese in their meals.
Mozzarella is using in many ways in Pakistan. We can make many dishes from it that are listed as follows
- Cheese Bread.
Types of Mozzarella Cheese
Mozzarella cheese is now available across the world. There are almost nine types of mozzarella cheese.
Foir di Latte Mozzarella
This type of cheese is very fresh. It is made from whole cow's milk. It can be made either salted or unsalted. Its name can be translated as "flower of milk." It is best to make a Margherita pizza.
Mozzarella di Bufala
This type of mozzarella cheese is manufactured with buffalo's milk. It is rich in taste and gives animal-like flavor so that it can easily be separated from Foir di Latte mozzarella.
This type of smoked cheese can be prepared from cow milk or buffalo milk. It is golden brown in color and has a complex flavor. It gives a delicious taste in pizza and tomato sandwiches.
This type of cheese can be prepared using either cow milk or buffalo milk. It looks like a ball of fresh cheese, which is soft from inside.
WHAT IS THE MARKET FOR MOZZARELLA CHEESE IN PAKISTAN?
The market for mozzarella cheese in Pakistan is highly competitive as there are many other premium brands of cheese available in Pakistan. For mozzarella cheese to gain competitive advantage, it must frequently keep on updating their technology to bring up new flavors and extend its verities even more.
BENEFITS OF MOZZARELLA CHEESE
Mozzarella cheese is a rich source of protein, calcium, and vitamins. It keeps the skin fresh and helps in the formation of red blood cells. It is beneficial for bone growth as it contains vitamins A, D, and E. Calcium found in mozzarella cheese protect against breast cancer and also helps in weight loss as it contains fewer calories.
Mozzarella is giving us many profits from which some are these:
- Mozzarella is very useful for making bones strong.
- Our hearts will work in a balanced form if we take mozzarella in our diet.
- It gives protein to our body.
One ounce of mozzarella cheese contains around 72 calories, 4.5 grams of fat, 7 grams of proteins, and less than 1 gram of carbohydrates.
Adam’s mozzarella cheese is available in Pakistan and is used in making many food items like pizza, lasagna, etc.
PROS OF MOZZARELLA CHEESE
- Mozzarella is healthy for everyone.
- It is available easily in the market as compared to other cheese.
CONS OF MOZZARELLA CHEESE
- It has a high rate of Fats and sodium.
- Excessive use of cheese can cause cancer.
- Since it has Fats in it, it can cause obesity.
Mozzarella is full of calcium and protein and a reasonable amount of cheese in daily life routine can be used in gaining health by the people of Pakistan.