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Flashcards in Cheese Deck (12):
1

asiago

semi-firm Italian cheese with a rich, nutty flavor
yellow interior has small holes

2

five cheese blend

romano, parmesan, mozzarella, ricotta, fontina

3

gorgonzola

one of Italy's great cheeses
cow's milk cheese that is rich and creamy with a savory, slightly pungent flavor

4

italian cheese blend

parmesan, romano and parsley

5

mascarpone

delicious, creamy dessert cheese made from cow's milk

6

mozzarella

mild, white fresh cheese

7

OG cheese

mozzarella, romano and parmesan

8

parmesan

hard, dry cheese (with a pale golden rind and straw-colored interior) that has a rich, sharp flavor

9

parmigiano-reggiano

king of Italian cheeses, aged longer than parmesan, resulting in a complex flavor and extremely granular texture that melts in the mouth

10

ricotta

rich, white moist cheese that has a slightly sweet flavor, slightly grainy but smoother than cottage cheese

11

romano

pale, yellow, very firm, sharp and tangy
mostly used for grating

12

smoked mozzarella

soft cheese, a variation of the Italian classic carefully smoked to enhance its natural flavor