If we had to come up with a list of the consumer goods with the greatest symbolic significance in terms of “Italianness,” then mozzarella would be in the top five—along with pasta, at least one Ferrari model, a couple of haute couture brands and pizza (and Italians won the Oscar for the best original screenplay).
It’s a bit like the cliché of the Latin lover: say “Italy” and you’re bound to end up there sooner or later. The statistics fully confirm this parallel: 95% of Italians eat it at least once a month, in all its infinite varieties. Alone read more >>>
Source : HuffingtonPost.Com