Why Does Mozzarella Smell Like Alcohol? (Answered!)

Homemade pizza with tomatoes, mozzarella and basil

I don’t know if you have experienced this, but sometimes mozzarella has a slight smell of alcohol. Now, I like a drink as much as anybody, but I don’t want alcoholic cheese! Mozzarella is a versatile cheese that is widely used in lasagna, pizza, and toasted sandwiches. And none of …

Read more

Why Do Mozzarella Sticks Explode? (Explained!)

Plate with cheese sticks, mozzarella and rosemary on violet background

Let’s face it, we’ve all bitten into a freshly cooked mozzarella stick and had molten, gooey cheese explode everywhere! In fact, it can be quite dangerous, as the cheese gets extremely hot. And as mozzarella sticks are typically deep-fried, they can even explode in the pan. So, why does this …

Read more

How Are Mozzarella Pearls Made? (Solved!)

Fresh Cantaloupe with Prosciutto and Pearl mozzarella salad

If you enjoy these cute little balls of cheese, as I certainly do, have you ever wondered how mozzarella pearls are made? How are they all manufactured to be the same size? Is it the same method as making the larger mozzarella balls? What can you do with mozzarella pearls …

Read more

Why Does Mozzarella Smell Like Fish? (Solved!)

Different snacks, sandwiches with fish, vegetables, cherry tomatos and greenery on a wooden plate

This surely can’t be right, so why does mozzarella smell like fish? After all, mozzarella doesn’t usually have any kind of smell. Does the fishy smell mean it’s gone bad? Can you remove the smell of fish from mozzarella? Could the cheese have absorbed the smell of fish from somewhere? …

Read more

Why Does Mozzarella Smell Like Vinegar? (Revealed!)

Sandwich toasts with tomatoes, mozzarella, avocado and basil with balsamic vinegar

Have you ever noticed this and wondered why does mozzarella smell like vinegar? It’s not particularly pleasant, but is it harmful? Does it mean that the mozzarella has gone off? Maybe it’s a good thing because vinegar is known as a preservative. Can you remove the vinegar smell from the …

Read more

Why Are Mozzarella Sticks So Expensive? (Explained!)

mozzarella cheese sticks with ketchup

As you are enjoying your tasty snack, have you ever wondered why are mozzarella sticks so expensive? After all, they’re not really that big, and you can easily get through a whole pack in no time! Not only are they expensive at the store, but also in bars and restaurants. …

Read more

Why Does Mozzarella Cheese Taste Salty? (Solved!)

Mozzarella with salt on the Board

Some people might disagree with this, but why does mozzarella cheese taste salty? It’s usually seen as a very bland cheese with no flavor. But there are undoubtedly some occasions when it tastes strongly of salt. Does it matter what type of mozzarella it is? Or if it is wrapped …

Read more