Caciocavallo di Agnone cheese

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Caciocavallo di Agnone cheese

Caciocavallo di Agnone is a cows’ milk cheese from the mountain village of Agnone (Isernia).

The cheese, which is kneaded and shaped by hand, is tied in pairs and hung over a rod in a cool atmosphere where it is dried and seasoned. The italian name caciocavallo means cheese-horse due to its particular shape. In fact, its final shape is a lower large sphere united to an smaller upper sphere, vaguely resembling, on the whole, to a horse. It can be eaten fresh, but when matured is becomes strong and aromatic.

The traditional method of eating this cheese is sliced raw with homemade bread. It is excellent with sausages or salame. Another possibility is to grill slices of it, and again accompanying them with homemade bread. It is also used to make Zuppa alla Santé, of which caciocavallo is a fundamental ingredient, or to make Zuppa alla Frosolonese.

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Cheese type Calories per 100g
American cheese 371
Blue cheese 353
Camembert cheese 299
Cheddar cheese 402
Cottage cheese 98
Edam cheese 357
Farmer's cheese 98
Feta cheese 264
Fontina cheese 389
Goat cheese 364
Gouda cheese 356
Gruyere cheese 413
Mozzarella cheese 280
Parmesan cheese 431
Pimento cheese 375
Provolone cheese 352
Queso blanco cheese 310
Ricotta cheese 174
Roquefort cheese 369
Swiss cheese 380

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