Both Provolone Valpadana and Provolone del Monaco are granted DOP designation
by the European Union to ensure that cheese is produced under strict supervision
using specific methods to guarantee supreme quality.
Auricchio Provolone contains
high amounts of calcium and protein but on the other hand, it is also high in
Auricchio Provolone is produce in different shapes, the stretched curd is
molded into a large pear or sausage shape, then tied with rope and hung in an
aging cave for 3 to 12 months.
Provolone cheese is offered at 2
different maturation stages:
Provolone Dolce, which is aged for 2-3 months,
has a pale yellow to white color and sweet taste.
Provolone Piccante is aged
for more than four months and has a sharper taste.