Provola delle Madonie cheese
Provola delle Madonie is a Sicilian cows' milk cheese produced in the Madonie Mountains (S. Mauro Castelverde, Gangi, Collesano, Calton, Scillato, Polizzi Generosa, Petralia, Petralia Soprana, Alimena, Bluff, Bompietro, Isnello, Gratteri, Castelbuono and Geraci Siculo Pollina, Castellana Sicula). It is stringy cheese.
It is still produced by craftsmen using ancient techniques that are handed down from father to son. It is of small size, approximately 1-1.2kg in weight, with a short neck and small head at the top. It cheese is brined and matured for 10-15 days. It has a thin, straw-yellow rind and the interior is white fading into yellow, with a soft and compact texture. The flavour is sweet and delicate. It is matured in a traditional fresh and airy atmosphere, where it is hung from a pole for the entire period of maturation.
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