Robiola di Roccaverano

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Robiola di Roccaverano

Description: Robiola di Roccaverano is a DOP cows' milk cheese with added goats' and ewes' milk, uncooked, cylindrical in shape with slightly edged straight sides,

Geographical area: the communes of the provinces of Asti and Alessandria, forming a continuous area.

Background: etymologically, this cheese of very ancient origin, as confirmed by references dating back to the medieval period, contains both the Latin name "robium" which refers to the reddish colour of the outside of the curds and the name of the village of Roccaverano in the Asti region where the product originated, made by specific techniques which have been retained in line with established local practices.

Production method: the curds, obtained from semi-skimmed milk with rennet added, are allowed to mature naturally in a suitable environment for a few days.

Link: as for the natural factors, the particular climatic and soil conditions which affect the characteristics of the fodder used to feed the dairy cows should be borne in mind. As for the human factors, the cheese was historically made in the area and distributed in the markets of the Piedmont region.

Characteristics: The forms weigh 250-400g and have a very thin rind. The paste is white, young and compact, with a distinctive aroma.

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Blue cheese 353
Camembert cheese 299
Cheddar cheese 402
Cottage cheese 98
Edam cheese 357
Farmer's cheese 98
Feta cheese 264
Fontina cheese 389
Goat cheese 364
Gouda cheese 356
Gruyere cheese 413
Mozzarella cheese 280
Parmesan cheese 431
Pimento cheese 375
Provolone cheese 352
Queso blanco cheese 310
Ricotta cheese 174
Roquefort cheese 369
Swiss cheese 380

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