Raschera is an Italian DOP cows milk cheese. Its name is derived from lake Raschera, which lies at the foot of Mt. Mongioie. It is a semi-soft cheese that is matured for at least a month. Raschera is a semi-soft unpasteurized cheese with an ivory colored pate that has small holes dispersed throughout the square shaped cheese. The texture is elastic and somewhat dense and the flavor is somewhat delicate, nutty, and slightly spicy with salty undertones at the finish.