Tuma Valcavera is an Italian cows milk cheese from the Piedmont region in northern Italy. Produced by the La Botterra creamery, the cheese is made in medium sized wheels that range from 8 to 12 pounds. Each cheese is covered in straw and aged in caves of “tufo” (a porous stone) for at least two months. The pate is firm and dense in texture and ivory colored. Its flavor is rustic, slightly nutty, and light.