Mozzarella is a type of Italian cheese is extremely popular around the world. Its texture is semi soft and easy to slice and melt. Its flavor is creamy yet subtle with a minimum amount of salt and a somewhat tart aftertaste. But the relatives most often sliced and eaten sandwiches or melted as a part of Italian casserole such as lasagna. It is also one of the prime ingredients of pizza. You can buy mozzarella at almost any grocery store although the imported originals can be quite difficult to find outside of a gourmet food store.