Cheese of the day:


Striegistaler Zwerge Camembert

Find over 1750 specialty cheeses from 74 countries in the world's greatest cheese resource
Nocciolo
Photo Credit: La Casera s.r.l.

Nocciolo

Nicciolo is a pasteurized cow's milk cheese from La Casera of Italy of Piedmont region. The cheese is aged for 40 to 80 days that gives a strong aroma with a sweet roasted hazelnut flavour and a tangy and milky taste. The outer brown-orange rind is moist to touch as a result of frequent brine baths. Under the rind is a smooth off-white paste with eyes towards the centre. With a crumbly white texture and a very delicate flavour, it goes well with nutty beers like an Irish Cream Ale. Also a good accompaniment with sparkling wines such as Brut.

It can also be served with fresh fruits such as nectarines and apricots.

  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk
  • Country of origin: Italy
  • Region: Piedmont
  • Family: Italian Cheese
  • Type: semi-soft, artisan
  • Fat content: 45%
  • Texture: crumbly and dense
  • Rind: washed
  • Colour: white
  • Flavour: nutty, tangy
  • Aroma: milky, nutty
  • Vegetarian: yes
  • Producers: La Casera srl

Other Italian cheeses:

2015 © Worldnews, Inc. Privacy Policy Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter