Caprino Valle cheese

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Caprino Valle cheese

Region: Piemonte

Milk: Goat

Raw material: Whole goats' milk from the Chamois breed, rennet.

Characteristics: Cylindrical form, with flat faces of 20 cm in diameter and straight sides of 5-8 cm. Weight varies but generally reaches 1-2 kg. Yellow rind, darkness depending on period of aging which can exceed 30 days. The cheese is white, soft and firm.

Production area: Municipality of Trasquera, particularly Alpe Valle (Novara).

Production technique: The raw milk is heated to coagulation, adding liquid rennet. The liquid coagulates in approximately 15 minutes. The curds are broken and allowed to stand for a few hours, after which they are placed into moulds and lightly pressed.

Maturing: One month and beyond.

Caprino Valle is produced from May to September.

Reference: Alpinet Gheep

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