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Mozzarella Cheese vs Stilton Cheese

Mozzarella Cheese

Mozzarella is a soft, white cheese originally from Southern Italy. Traditionally made from water buffalo milk (mozzarella di bufala), it's also commonly produced from cow's milk (fior di latte). Mozzarella is famous for its mild, milky flavor and stretchy texture, making it ideal for pizzas and caprese salads.

Stilton Cheese

Stilton is one of the best-known British blue cheeses, traditionally made in two varieties: blue and white. Blue Stilton is creamy and crumbly with a distinctively sharp, rich flavor produced by the blue veins. White Stilton, less common, is the milder of the two and does not have the blue veining.

Comparing the Two Cheeses

Certification

Many cheeses have some kind of protected status that makes it so they can only be produced in a certain manner and location. Mozzarella is not a protected cheese. Stilton Cheese has a PDO (1996).

Milk Type and Treatment

Mozzarella Cheese is made with cow milk that is typically pasteurized. Stilton Cheese is made with cow milk.

Composition and Texture

Mozzarella Cheese has a fat content of varies and a moisture content of high. Mozzarella's texture can be described as "soft, creamy".

Flavor and Aroma

Mozzarella Cheese has a mild, milky flavor. Mozzarella's aroma can be described as "mild".

Appearance and Aging

Mozzarella Cheese's appearance is colored white , is available in balls, blocks, shredded and is aged eaten fresh .

Rind and Rennet Type

Mozzarella Cheese's rind is described as none and uses calf's or microbial rennet.

Mozzarella Cheese Stilton Cheese
Country of Origin Italy United Kingdom
Specific Origin Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire
Certification None PDO (1996)
Milk Type Cow's Cow’s milk
Milk Treatment Pasteurized
Fat Content Varies
Moisture Content High
Rind None
Texture Soft, creamy
Flavor Mild, milky
Aroma Mild
Colors White
Forms Balls, blocks, shredded
Age Eaten fresh
Rennet Type Calf's or microbial rennet
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