Montagna is a hard, unpasteurised cows' milk cheese from Valsugana and Adige Valley in the Italian region of Trentino-Alto Adige. It is straw coloured with a delicate flavour. It has a diameter of 32-38cm, a height of 9-12cm and a weight of 9-12kg.
For the production of this cheese, milk is used from one or two milkings. During the heating of the milk whey from Grana Trentino is added. At a temperature of 33-35°C bovine rennet it added. The curd is ready in about 12 to 15 minutes. The curd is then cut to the size of a hazelnut and is semi-cooked 47-50 ° C for a period of about 15 minutes. After 30-40 minutes of of being in the vat, the curd is extracted, separated into portions, placed in moulds, pressed and turned over several times. The cheeses are placed in brine for 5 days and matured in a warehouse at 12 to 15°C for at least 4 months.
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