CACIOCAVALLO DI BUFALA
Milk: Raw Buffalo
Producer: Quattro Portoni
Region: Lombardy, Italy
Pairings: Primitivo Red Wine, Tomato paste, Pizzas, Charcuterie, EVOO, cracked pepper
The name translation means “on horseback” which references the fact that is hung by a rope to age. This matured stretched cheese has a firm paste and a sweet milky flavor that becomes more intense with age. The paste has occasional eyes and the aroma is delicate and buttery.