|Country of Origin||Italy|
|Region||Veneto; Province of Treviso, Venice|
|Age||5 to 10 days|
|Milk||Raw cow’s milk|
|Milk Breed||Frisona, Pezzata Rossa, Bruna, Burlina (including crossbreeds)|
|Weight||Small: 7 oz to 1.5 lb (200 to 700 g); Large: 4 to 4.75 lb (1.8 to (2.2 kg)|
|Size||Small: Diameter, 2 to 4.75 in (5 to 12 cm); Large: Diameter 7 to 8.66 in (18 to 12 cm)|
|Thickness||2 to 3 inches (5 to 8 cm)|
|Aroma||Delicate and fresh milky scent|
|Taste||Sweet, buttery, mild bitterness|
|Pairing||Local dry white wine (Torchiato di Fregona DOCG), sparkling wine (Prosecco Millesimato bisol)|
|Texture||Tender, supple, creamy,|
The inclusion of casa, meaning ‘home’, in this fresh cheese’s name hints at its original use. It was produced in homes for the family’s consumption rather than for sale.
Today, though, it its made and sold commercially throughout the area in small co-operatives.
Casatella Trevigiana Tasting Notes
A soft, shiny creamy cheese with milky and buttery notes and a hint of mild bitterness.
Casatella Trevigiana has a melt-in-the-mouth texture that is especially delicate which makes it one of the most popular fresh cheeses in the locality.
Interesting fact: This cheese is incredibly easy to digest and is often recommended for low-calorie diets.
How to Enjoy Casatella Trevigiana (PAIRING)
Casatella is a phenomenal pairing with grilled polenta and/or Radicchio Rosso di Treviso.
It also goes well with beverages such as Italian white wine, particularly Torchiato di Fregona DOCG, sparkling wine like Prosecco Millesimato bisol.
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