Scamorza is a cheese made from cow’s milk, with a stringy texture, hand-spun and salted.
TYPOLOGY / Fresh stretched cheese.
INGREDIENTS / Milk, Rennet, Salt.
MILK’S PROVENANCE / East Sicily.
SHAPE / Pear shape with calf’s head.
CRUST / Smooth and shiny crust.
COLOUR / Uniform light brown.
INNER COLOUR AND CRUST / Clear straw-coloured.
HOLES / Absent.
STRUCTURE / Soft, moderately elastic.
SMELLS / Melted butter lactic scents and vegetal notes.
FLAVOURS / Balance of mild, tart and sapid.
FRAGRANCES / Lactic and animal notes.
TRIGEMINAL SENSATIONS / Absent.
STRUCTURE INSIDE MOUTH / Elastic, moderately soluble.
TASTE-OLFACTORY PERSISTENCE / Medium.
SCAMORZA - FORMAGGI ALCANTARA
Scamorza is a table cheese that can be paired with rustic appetizers. It can also be used as topping for pizza or focaccia.