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Valtellina Casera


Country: Italy
Region: Lombardy (Province of Sondrio)
Texture: Semi-Firm
Type of Milk: Cow
Aging Time: At least 5-6 Weeks
Pasteurized: Yes

Valtellina Casera is a DOP cows milk cheese that is cylindrical in shape, semi-cooked and made from partially skimmed milk. It is a semi-firm cheese that is fairly dense and pale colored. Its pate is somewhat elastic with an uneven scattering of small eyes. Its flavor is nutty and somewhat sweet and intensifies as it is aged longer. - A website devoted to cheese education
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