Taste / consistency: Tasty cut-cheese with typical aroma
Punching: small punching
Surface: "brevibacterium linens"
Colour: Orange-yellow to brownishly
Ingredients: Pasteurised cow's milk (full-cream milk, skimmed milk), cultures, salt, rennet
Ripening period: Ideal ripening period approx. 5 weeks
The relatively short maturation of this cheese demonstrates its consistency in the palate softy and creamy. This cut-cheese of natural fresh milk owns a yellowish bark and a tender-yellow dough with irregular punching. Smell and taste are intensely aromatic.
Gastronomic product made of bread and cheese, typical of Alto Adige. Excellent with broth. Also ideal with sauerkraut, sausage, knuckle, cooked pork or vegetables. Also delicious with melted butter and Parmesan cheese.
The Pustertaler smoked cheese is a mild to slightly spicy cut-cheese with tender to mild, not resinous smoke taste and steady
One of the traditional South Tyrolean dishes are the bacon dumplings, hand made by the butcher's shop Villgrater in Sexten/Sesto.