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| ||American Asiago|
Description: A semisoft cheese made with cow's milk, sometimes similar to Provolone. It has a rubbery, spongy paste and a smooth rind. The quality varies depending on the producers in North America. This cheese is eaten all year round and is made with raw, skimmed milk and contains 45% fat (dry), 29% fat (total). The curds are cooked and pressed. Affinage is from 3-5 months. It has a piquant, penetrating flavour but no smell.
Ethnicity: North American
Most frequent country: US
Most frequent region: Wisconsin
See foods and dishes: Asiago, Asiago d'Allevo, Asiago Pressato, Asiago Stavecchio, Asiago Vecchio, Provolone