Furmaggiu du quagliu cheese

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Furmaggiu du quagliu cheese


Furmaggiu du quagliu is produced by shepherds in Calabria with 70% ewes’ milk and 30% goats’ milk.

The cheese has a cylindrical shape and weighs between 1-3 kg. It has a hard, gold-coloured rind, with dark spots and the interior is full of holes caused by the maggots of the Piophila casei (cheese fly). It has a very spicy flavour and takes 4-5 months to mature.

Because of the maggots, the cheese cannot legally be sold.

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