Quattro Portoni Caseificio | Quadrello di Bufala | Lombardy, Italy

$26.00 Per Pound

If you’ve never had cheese made with water buffalo milk before, you’re in for a treat. This animal’s milk contains twice as much fat as does cow’s milk, so don’t eat it if you’re on a diet. Not only is the milk richer, but it has a gamier flavor, which makes Quadrello di Bufala a very interesting variation on the Taleggio recipe. Quadrello has a firmer consistency than it’s cow cousin, and the taste, though sweeter and more mild, continues to evolve on your tongue. It is at once buttery, earthy, and a tad sour. Produced by second-generation farmers Bruno and Alfio Gritti, it’s a welcome new addition to the Italian cheesemaking tradition.

  • Milk: Buffalo
  • Raw/Pasteurized: Pasteurized
  • Rennet: Animal
  • Age: 1-3 Months
  • Country: Italy
  • Region: Lombardy
  • Pairings: Pet Nat Sparkling Wines, Saisons & Wheat Beers
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