Caciotta is a diverse category of cheese originating from various regions in Italy. It is made from cow's milk, sheep's milk, goat's milk, water buffalo or a combination of both. The texture of Caciotta can span from fresh and creamy to semi-firm, and its flavour is generally mild and slightly tangy, depending upon the type of milk used and any additional ingredients.
Caciotta can be found in small wheels and cylindrical shapes. The cheese is enjoyed in various ways, commonly eaten on its own by slicing or spreading on bread. Caciotta cheeses also exhibit regional variations, reflecting local traditions and ingredients. Different areas in Italy may produce their own versions of Caciotta, each with unique characteristics.