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This specialty hails from the Southern Italian provinces of Abbruzo, Calabria, Campania and Sicilia. The meaning of its name has been debated for centuries, but its Latin roots are Cacio - cheese and Cavallo - horse. Some historians think it is so named because it was originally made from mare's milk, others because it was transported on horseback. The most popular theory is that the name has nothing to do with a horse, rather that caciocavallo is a copy of an ancient Turkish cheese called qasqawal. The origins of the name notwithstanding, caciocavallo is a traditional pasta filata (stretched curd) cheese made from cow's milk. Other pasta filata type cheeses are mozzarella and provolone. Caciocavallos are gourd-shaped and come to us in pairs, tied together by a rope that loops around the "neck" of each cheese. After an aging period of three months, this ancient cheese takes on a tangy, meaty flavor with hints of anise and almonds.
  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk.
  • Photo depicts whole 3 lb. form of cheese.
Size: 3.3 pounds Item: 842W-1
$45.99

 
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By RDR
from FLORIDA
on Dec 22, 2013
EXCELLENT CHEESE
EXCELLENT SERVICE,FAST SHIPPING, AND AWESOME PRODUCT.
By Southern Girl
from Alabama
on Oct 21, 2013
Delicious!
This caciocavallo cheese is aged and picante. The best you can get.
By DJP
from Howey In The Hills, FL
on Jul 09, 2013
Great Aged Cheese
Aged cheese is hard to find in local markets. igourmet has provided the ability to locate and enjoy quality products. Keep up the great work by sourcing and offering gourmet products!
By Carol Veitenheimer
from Colbert Washington 99005
on Dec 26, 2011
Quality of cheese ?
I was dissapointed in the caciocavallo . It was too hard and dry. We like the softer version.
By Grumpy
from San Jose, ca
on Aug 29, 2008
Just as my wife remembered...
Use it straight or on sauce.
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