Dried scamorza

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Made from pasteurized cow’s milk, dried scamorza is a short-dried mozzarella with a pear shape and a waist on its top end. It is an Italian typical fresh cheese with a semi-soft, pale-yellow skin and a white, firm and uniform interior. Sweet and delicate, it tastes as good as our classic mozzarella.

 

  • Ingredients: pasteurized cow’s MILK, enzymes, rennet, salt
  • Milk origin: Italy
  • Storage conditions: store in the fridge (temperature range +0/4°C)
  • Shelf life: 30 days
  • Unit weight: 200 g – 400 g
  • Safe for pregnant women. Vegetarian friendly. Gluten-free.
  • SKU: 020111200010702

Di Pasquo's scamorza cheese

 

Breathtakingly delicious.

Scamorza appassita is a chewy and stringy cheese with a pear-like shape and a sweet and milky taste. It can be compared to a firm and dry mozzarella. Indeed, they both belong to the pasta filata family sharing the same cheese-making process. Once shaped, scamorzas are tied 1/3 of the way from the top and hung in strings to dry, hence their pear-like shape. This light aging process usually lasts about two weeks. During the ripening, the scamorza develops an edible, semi-soft rind.

Smooth and elastic, its melting consistency and piquant yet milky flavor delight your taste buds. The ribbon around its neck and the knoblike handle on top make it easy to hang wherever you want in your kitchen, tasting it when perfectly ripened. 

Scamorza is made from pasteurized Italian milk and is gluten-free. It is indeed a safe food for pregnancy and celiac disease. 

 

Scamorza: recipes

Perfect for melting, dried scamorza is a great mozzarella substitute with a stronger and more dominant flavor. It is perfectly delicious on its own but it is also a winning ingredient in many cooked dishes. It shreds well and can also be grilled or fried. Use it to flavor baking dishes and pizzas, or eat it alone, fresh or grilled. 

Enjoy the unique taste of Di Pasquo’s scamorza.

Nutrition facts

 

Amount per 100 g

  • Energy – Calories: Kcal 235 / kJ 976
  • Total Fat: 17,0 g
    • Saturated fat: 10,6 g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 0,7 g
    • Sugar: 0,7 g 
  • Protein: 19,7 g
  • Sodium: 0,50 g

Additional information

Bollo CE IT 14 085

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