Robiola di Bossolasco cheese

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Robiola di Bossolasco cheese

Region: Piemonte

Milk: Mixed

Synonyms: Tuma di Bossolasco

Definition: Fresh soft, full-fat cheese.

Raw material: Whole cows' milk mixed with whole ewes' milk, rennet, salt.

Characteristics: Cylindrical form with flat sides of 12-15 cm and convex sides of 2-3 cm in height. Coarse surface with thin rind, ranging in colour from white to straw-yellow. Cheese is soft, white, grainy, firm and dry, without fissures. Individual weight is 250-350 grams.

Production area: Bossolasco (Cuneo).

Production technique: Raw whole cow’s milk is mixed with small quantities of sheep’s milk and heated to 30- 34°C. Rennet is added to the milk and it is left to stand for half an hour. A first cut into the curd is made in the form of a cross and then it is broken into nut-sized pieces with a curd knife. These are left to stand for 5-10 minutes, then extracted and placed into moulds. The cheese is turned three times and both sides are dry salted. It is left on tiles for two days, then dried and placed on plastic mats to ripen for 5-15 days. During this time, the cheese is washed once or twice.

Maturing: 7-20 days.

Reference: Alpinet Gheep

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