Caprino di Cavalese cheese
The milk is heated to 31 °C then calf or lamb's rennet is added to begin curd production. The curd is cut into small pieces which are heated to 44 °C. The curd is then placed in a mold and dry-salted. The cheese is aged in an earth or stone-floored cellar. During the aging the cheese is turned once a week and is washed with a brine solution.
The cheese is ivory-white in colour. The rind is thin, reddish-yellow in colour.
- Municipalities ("comuni" in Italian) of Cavalese and Fiavè Pinzolo.
Shape, weight and size
- Cylindrical with a diameter of 15-25 cm and height of 8-10 cm. Weight 3-4 kg.
- Caseificio Sociale “Val di Fiemme” Cavalese - http://www.cascavalese.it/ (Italian only)
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