Sicilian food italian cheese excellent for appetizers as well as forming a perfect match with an excellent Sicilian honey
  • Sicilian food italian cheese excellent for appetizers as well as forming a perfect match with an excellent Sicilian honey
  • Sicilian food italian cheese excellent for appetizers as well as forming a perfect match with an excellent Sicilian honey
  • Sicilian food italian cheese excellent for appetizers as well as forming a perfect match with an excellent Sicilian honey

CANESTRATO LA PAISANELLA - 1kg

CANESTRATO LA PAISANELLA - 1kg

EXQUISITE 100% SICILIAN CANESTRATO CHEESE: BRING TO THE TABLE THE TYPICAL SICILIAN TASTE

Do you want to buy a typical 100% Sicilian product, with an intense flavor and with the best quality / price ratio?

Buy the cheeses of the company "La Paisanella": all products are characterized by the craftsmanship of genuine Sicilian raw materials, carried out according to strict respect for the Sicilian tradition to enhance the taste.

Canestrato or "Canistratu" is a hard paste cheese characterized by a very small white holes tending to straw-yellow, wrinkled ocher rind.

Are you looking for a PAT product?

PAT stands for Traditional Agri-Food Product. It is a trademark used exclusively in Italy to distinguish traditional and niche products, with such a reduced diffusion that it does not contribute to the assignment of protected denominations such as PDO and PGI. The aim of the brand is to enhance the local specialties obtained with traditional processing, preservation and maturing methods.

The canestrato is a PAT product: it is produced with traditional techniques using ancient tools. The milk coagulates in a wooden tin at 35°C with rennet in lamb paste. The curd is purged with the hands after being placed in rush baskets "fascere" that leave a particular shape on the surface of the cheese. The curd is scalded with sheet at about 80 ° C and placed on wooden boards. The next day it is salted with fine sea salt, having about to create on the shape a compact salt starto.

€26.50

Canestrato is considered one of the best cheeses in Sicily. The Sicilian tradition boasts ancient and traditional recipes that are handed down, even today, from one generation to another.

To make the Canestrato heats the milk to 37 degrees. It is placed in a wooden tin, where it is added rennet in lamb or kid paste. This product is then extracted and placed in special bands that give it a particular shape. Then we proceed to the scalding at 80 degrees of the curd, which will dry on wooden tables. The next day the cheese is salted dry with sea salt, until the cheese no longer absorbs it and a layer of salt is created on the form.

These cheeses are aged in cool and ventilated environments, such as cellars or natural caves.

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Data sheet

Weight
1 Kilogram
Product Type
Cheese
Product Category
Cow's Milk Cheese
Sheep's Cheese
Shelf Life
6 months (average maturity)
Form
Whole

CANESTRATO LA PAISANELLA - 1kg

€26.50
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