Provolone Giovane Auricchio
Provolone is an Italian cheese that is produced following the ancient recipe of the Auricchio tradition.
The short maturing period makes it a soft cheese, with a sweet and delicate flavor.
Is it ideal for preparing tasty recipes, some examples?
It can be breaded alla milanese, grilled on a hotplate, diced in salads or can feature in many other tasty appetizers. Auricchio Giovane, due to its hand-carved and finished shape, makes a fine gift on special occasions, such as Easter and Christmas.
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- Milk (97.98%)
- Salt (2%)
- Rennet (0.02%)
- Preservatives (E202 - E235 On surface)
- Allergens: Milk and milk-based products
The Young Auricchio Provolone is a cheese known for its distinctive organoleptic characteristics. Here is a detailed description:
Appearance: Young Auricchio Provolone can be found in our online shop in "provolettina" or "salamino" format. The cheese has a thin, smooth crust, light yellow in color.
Consistency: The Young Provolone, having a maturation of 3-4 months, is a semi-hard cheese. Its dough is quite soft but compact, with a smooth consistency that delicately melts in the mouth.
Color: The internal dough of the cheese has a straw-yellow color, tending to white due to its young age.
Smell: Young Auricchio Provolone presents a delicate and fresh smell, with hints of milk and a slight nuance of butter.
Taste: The taste of Young Auricchio Provolone is sweet and delicate, with notes of fresh milk. It does not have the spiciness typical of more mature provolones.
Notes: The organoleptic characteristics can vary slightly depending on the maturation and storage conditions of the cheese. Therefore, it is always advisable to taste the cheese to fully appreciate its qualities.
Here are the approximate nutritional values per 100 grams of Young Auricchio Provolone:
- Energy: 345 Kcal
- Protein: 25g
- Fat: 27g of which saturated: 18g
- Carbohydrates: 0.5g of which sugars: 0g
- Salt: 1.4g
Remember that these values can vary slightly depending on the specific production and maturation of the cheese. To obtain the most accurate data, always consult the label of the specific product you have purchased.
How to Enjoy:
Young Auricchio Provolone is a very versatile cheese that can be enjoyed in various ways, thanks to its sweet and delicate flavor. Here are some suggestions on how to best savor this delicious Italian cheese:
Alone: Thanks to its sweet flavor and creamy consistency, Young Auricchio Provolone can be enjoyed alone, perhaps as a snack or appetizer.
Paired with wine: Young Auricchio Provolone pairs well with light white or rosé wines, which enhance its flavor without overpowering it.
In recipes: This cheese is a great ingredient in various Italian recipes, such as omelettes, savory pies, baked pasta, pizzas or sandwiches. Thanks to its ability to melt well, it can enrich many dishes with its delicate flavor.
With fruit and honey: Another traditional way to enjoy Young Auricchio Provolone is to pair it with fresh fruit such as pears or apples, or drizzled with a thread of honey. This contrasting combination of flavors can be a truly unique tasting experience.
With cold cuts: A classic Italian cold cut and cheese board would not be complete without a piece of Young Auricchio Provolone. You can pair it with salami, raw ham or other Italian specialties.
Always remember to remove the cheese from the refrigerator a bit of time before consuming it, to allow it to reach room temperature and release all its aromas.
How to Preserve:
The correct preservation of Young Auricchio Provolone is important to maintain its freshness and distinctive flavor. Here are some suggestions on how to preserve this cheese:
Refrigeration: After purchase, the Young Auricchio Provolone should be stored in the refrigerator, at a temperature between 4° and 8°C.
Packaging: The cheese should be wrapped in food paper or clear plastic wrap to maintain moisture and prevent the absorption of foreign odors from the refrigerator. Make sure the packaging is well sealed to prevent the entry of air.
Storage Duration: Once opened, it is recommended to consume the cheese within a few days to ensure it maintains its freshness and flavor.
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