Italian Cheese

  • Italian Cheese Sottocenere al Tartufo w/Truffles 1 lb.


    Sottocenere al Tartufo - cow's milk semi soft cheese with truffles, cut cheese- 16 oz/454 gr, Italy.

    This semi-soft cow's milk exotic cheese has been aged in ashes to preserve it, according to Venitian farmer's tradition. These ash ingredients include nutmeg, cloves, coriander, cinnamon, licorice, and fennel. The cheese itself has black truffles in it and the rind is aromatized with truffle oil.
    Appropriate wines: Powerful merlot from Napa or Tokay from Hungria.

    Great for Italian food gifts.
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    Italian Cheese Sottocenere al Tartufo w/Truffles 1 lb.

    $21.97


  • Italian Quadrello di Bufala 5 lb.


    Quadrello, Buffalo's Milk Cheese - 5 lb/2.3 kg, Italy.

    Buffalo were originally brought to Italy in the 7th Century and references to cheese made from their milk appeared in the 1300’s. Today, Quattro Portoni makes over 25 different types of cheese from buffalo milk. We are lucky enough to carry their Quadrello di Bufala. Essentially buffalo milk Taleggio, it has a soft, ivory-pink washed rind with a deliciously creamy paste. The flavor is rich and slightly sweet.
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    Italian Quadrello di Bufala 5 lb.

    $114.20


  • Italian Cheese Taleggio DOP 1 lb.


    Taleggio - cow's milk soft stinky cheese DOP, cut cheese - 1 oz/454 gr, Italy.

    The softest, creamiest member of the famous Italian Stracchino cheeses, Taleggio was first made in the valley of the same name, located in the historic province of Bergamo. Taleggio made its debut in the international cheese markets after World War I, around the same time as its cousin Bel Paese.
    Its rough, rosy crust (inedible), pale yellow interior, and rich, buttery, fruity, and slightly salty flavor are what give Taleggio its individuality. Taleggio's soft, incredibly flavorful interior is creamy in texture and has a pungent aroma. The cheese impar... more »
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    Italian Cheese Taleggio DOP 1 lb.

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  • Italian Cheese Ubriaco al Prosecco 1 lb.


    Ubriaco al Prosecco - raw cow's milk semi soft cheese, cut cheese - 1 lb/454 gr, Italy.

    This raw cow's milk cheese from the Vento region in Northern Italy is also the home of Prosecco. During the aging process, the cheese is submerged in Prosecco (sparkling white wine) and covered in Prosecco grape must leaving a sweet and delicate yet very complex flavor.

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    Italian Cheese Ubriaco al Prosecco 1 lb.

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  • Italian Cheese Piave 1 lb.


    Piave - cows milk hard cheese, cut cheese - 1 lb/454 gr, Italy.

    Italys Veneto region is the home of this exemplary table cheese. Extra-aged, it boasts naturally occurring amino acid "flavor crystals" in the smooth, firm, straw-colored pte. Its a zinger, full of tangy sweetness and the taste of almonds; the finish is a burst of pineapple and citrus.
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    Italian Cheese Piave 1 lb.

    $12.70


  • Italian Sheep Cheese Rustico w/Black Pepper 1 lb.


    Rustico - sheep's milk semi-soft cheese with black pepper, cut cheese - 1 lb/454 gr, Italy.

    This savory Italian specialty is enhanced by the peppers rather than overwhelmed by it. The 30 day curing time in cellars results in a creamy texture with a mild, balanced flavor finishing with the reserved sting of the peperoncino pepper.

    The milk used in producing this cheese is from small producers with no extra additives or hormones.

    Served with crackers, it would also be a nice accompaniment to fruit such as grapes, berries or melons.
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    Italian Sheep Cheese Rustico w/Black Pepper 1 lb.

    $14.49


  • Italian Sheep Cheese Pecorino Foglie di Noci 1 lb.


    Pecorino Foglie di Noci - sheep's milk hard cheese, cut cheese - 1 lb/454 gr, Italy.

    A hard aged sheep's milk Italian cheese wrapped in leaves, perfect with bread and red wine (and not at all like Pecorino Romano, another Italian sheep cheese most people are familiar with). It is not salty and best enjoyed slivered, with olives on a hot day. A farmhouse sheep's milk cheese from Emilia Romagna that is aged in walnut leaves in ventilated caves to enhance its flavor. Since walnut leaves ripen just twice a year, this Pecorino cheese is available seasonally.

    Compliments: Foglie di Noci pairs nicely with artichokes and raw vege... more »
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    Italian Sheep Cheese Pecorino Foglie di Noci 1 lb.

    $26.51


  • Italian Cheese Grana Padano DOP, Aged 16 months 18 lb.


    Grana Padano Parmesan - cow's milk hard cheese DOP, cooked, aged 16 months - 18 lb/8.2 kg, Italy.

    Grana Padano is classified as a DOP cheese meaning it is one of the elite cheeses in Italy. It has a tangy, fruity flavor.

    Aged 16 months: texture still creamy, only slightly grainy
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    Italian Cheese Grana Padano DOP, Aged 16 months 18 lb.

    $215.82


  • Italian Cheese Parmigiano Reggiano DOP, Aged 24 months 18-22 lb.


    Parmesan Parmigiano Reggiano - cow's milk hard cheese DOP - aged 24 months - 18-22 lb/8.2-10 kg, Italy.

    Parmigiano Reggiano is a prestigious cheese, unique for its inimitable quality originated eight centuries ago in the area between Parma and Reggio Emilia. It contains a concentration of highly nutritious substances. Seven quarts of milk are needed to make each pound of cheese. Slow, natural aging produces an unparalelled taste, easy digestion and substanzial nourishment.

    Appropriate wines: Powerful merlot from Napa or Tokay from Hungria.

    Compliments: This cheese goes well as an addition to sou... more »
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    Italian Cheese Parmigiano Reggiano DOP, Aged 24 months 18-22 lb.

    $351.78


  • Italian Cheese Grana Padano D.O.P. - Aged 16/18 months - 9 lbs.


    Padano D.O.P - cow's milk hard cheese - aged 16/18 months - 9 lb/4 kg, Italy.

    The name Grana means grainy, referring to the texture of the cheese. It was created by monks in the 12th Century who made cheese as a way of preserving milk. By 1477, it was one of the most famous cheeses of Italy. We imports our Grana Padano from Farm 539.

    Farm 539 is produced right on the confines of two provinces, Parma and Piacenza, just outside the production zone of Parmigiano Reggiano and precisely in the municipality of Villanova sull’Arda in. The producer of this wonderful cheese is Latteria Sociale Stallone, which has been making ... more »
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    Italian Cheese Grana Padano D.O.P. - Aged 16/18 months - 9 lbs.

    $114.30


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