Provolone Auricchio "Don Gennaro" 20 Months aged
Provolone Auricchio + 20months is part of a very small production and reserve of the Dairy.
Its long maturation makes it very tasty and with a delicate spicy hint, suitable as an appetizer combined with our Cremonese mustard which enhances its flavor.
It is recommended as an appetizer, grated over pasta or shaved over fresh carpaccio. It is considered one of the most famous and appreciated of local Italian cheeses.
Product sold in 1 kg slices cut from a 30 kg wheel.
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- Milk: 97,98%
- Salt: 2%
- Rennet: 0,02%
- Food Preservatives: E 203, E 235 (on surface)
Nutritional Values per 100 gr:
Energy: 372 Kcal
Fats: 30g (of which 20g of saturated fatty acids)
Carbohydrates: <0.5 g (of which sugars 0g)
Fibers: 0 g
Proteins: 25 g
Salt: 2.5 g
Appearance: Provolone Auricchio features a smooth, thin crust of golden yellow color. The interior is compact, with a color ranging from white to straw yellow.
Taste: With 20 months of aging, this cheese has a robust, intense flavor with a spicy aftertaste. The flavor is rich and complex, with notes of milk, butter, and a light touch of nuts.
Smell: The aroma of 20-month aged Provolone Auricchio is rich and persistent, with hints of milk and dried fruit.
Texture: The cheese has a dense, semi-hard texture. The cheese paste is smooth and slightly elastic.
How to Use:
Provolone Auricchio aged 20 months is an extremely versatile cheese that can be used in various ways in the kitchen or as part of an appetizer. Here are some ways it can be used:
Appetizer: Serve Provolone Auricchio as part of a cheese board. Pair it with cold cuts, olives, crunchy bread, mustard, or honey. Its robust flavor pairs well with a variety of other tastes.
In the Kitchen: Provolone Auricchio can be used in many recipes. Try it grated over pasta or risotto, or melted in lasagna, pizzas, or focaccia. Its intense flavor and stringy texture make it a delicious addition to any dish.
Aperitif: Slice Provolone Auricchio and serve with a glass of full-bodied red wine or a cocktail. Its robust and spicy flavor pairs perfectly with strong alcoholic beverages.
In Salad: Add pieces of Provolone Auricchio to fresh salads for extra flavor. It pairs particularly well with salads that include dried fruit, like nuts or cranberries.
Remember, the key to fully enjoying 20-month aged Provolone Auricchio is to serve it at room temperature. Remove the cheese from the refrigerator about an hour before serving to allow the flavors to fully develop.
How to Store:
To best preserve the Provolone Auricchio aged 20 months and maintain its quality, follow these tips:
Temperature: The cheese should be stored in the refrigerator, preferably in the coldest area, for example in the cheese drawer if present, where the temperature should be between 4°C and 8°C.
Packaging: Once opened, the cheese should be wrapped in cheese paper or aluminum foil to prevent air from drying it out. Avoid plastic wrap, as it can trap moisture and promote the growth of molds.
Consumption: After opening, the cheese should be consumed within about ten days. If you see mold formation, cut away the bad part, making sure to remove at least 1-2 cm of cheese under the mold.
Always remember to let the cheese come to room temperature for about an hour before serving it to allow the flavors to fully develop.
- Product sold in 1 kg slices cut from a 30 kg wheel
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