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Italian Parmigiano Reggiano Red Cow (Approx. 1lb) - Vacche Rosse
Italian Parmigiano Reggiano Red Cow (Approx. 1lb) - Vacche Rosse


 
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Only one thing could be better than Parmigiano Reggiano -- Red Cow Parmigiano Reggiano. This is made from the milk of the rare Red Cows -- Vacche Rosse (pronounced VAH-kay ROW-say) -- a historic breed of Italian cattle that were pulled back from the brink of extinction. It is higher in protein and butterfat and is aged longer than regular Parmigiano Reggiano. The Red Cow produces a third less of milk than the other breed, but it has a higher performance in the chesse-making process. In Red Cows milk there is a variation of the casein, the essential protein in the process of transforming the milk in cheese, that guarantees a better aptitude for the cheese to a long ageing, with a consequent better digestibility. For that reason the production regulations of Red Cows Parmigiano-Reggiano provide that the product can be sold only after at least 24 months of ageing, compared to the 12 months of the traditional Parmigiano-Reggiano. The result is a cheese that, despite the long ageing, has a sweet, delicate and persistent taste. Moreover, also the organoleptic features are different. Characteristic is the straw yellow colour, the elasticity of the grain, the strong but delicate aroma even after 30 months of ageing.This would be an extraordinary finish to a meal or on a cheese plate with a bit of aged balsamic vinegar drizzled on top.

Origin: Italy
Milk: Cow
Texture: Hard
Weight: Approx. 1lb
Vacuum packed

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5 of 5 July 16, 2020
Reviewer: Michelle Ellenberger from Kerrville, TX United States  


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5 of 5 Cheese June 23, 2020
Reviewer: John Indrieri from Horseshoe Bay, TX United States  
First time for Red cow, pricey but very good

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5 of 5 June 3, 2020
Reviewer: Sara Fuentes from Washington, DC United States  


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5 of 5 What's not to love May 19, 2020
Reviewer: Jeffrey Hanna from Cincinnati, OH United States  
The product arrived faster than I thought it would, given the COVID disruption, and I couldn't have been happier. Nicely packaged and delicious, of course.

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5 of 5 May 19, 2020
Reviewer: JOHN HALL from Hudson, OH United States  


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