Malga o Ugovizza cheese

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Malga o Ugovizza cheese

Region: Friuli Venezia Giulia

Milk: Mixed or cows'

Raw material: Mostly semi-skimmed cows' milk, with the possible addition of goats' and sometimes ewes' milk, starter culture, rennet, salt.

Characteristics: Height - 6-8 cm; diameter - 25-30 cm; weight - 5-8 kg; shape - cylindrical; cheese - compact, with some fissures, pale yellow colour.

Production area: The “malghe" (mountain huts) in the provinces of Udine and Pordenone.

Breeding method: Mountain grazing with diet based exclusively on fresh pasture.

Production technique: The unpasteurised milk is heated to about 31°C, adding starter culture and liquid or powdered rennet. After coagulation, the curds are broken (into the size of rice grains) and cooked at 42-44°C for 20-30 minutes, stirring continuously. The curds are then extracted using jute bags, in the traditional way, and poured into “fascere" (moulds), where they are pressed to drain off the whey and turned 5 or 6 times during the space of one hour. They are salted in brine (16-18%) for 24 hours and then dry-salted for 4-8 days.

Reference: Alpinet Gheep

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