Fallone di Gravina cheese
Fallone di Gravina is a fresh cheese produced from 85% ewes’ milk and 15% goats milk in the Gravina and Altamura areas of Basilicata and Puglia. The milk is heated to about 40 degrees and calf rennet, which is at least a year old, is added after being dissolved in warm water. The curd is allowed to drain for 15 minutes, is then crushed and finally placed in moulds of rush.
The white and greasy cheese is mildly spicy with a soft whitish exterior. Produced in sizes of 500g-2 kg, it should be eaten on the day of production.
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