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Cookbook:Provolone Cheese

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Provolone

Provolone cheese is a cow's milk cheese from southren Italy. Provlone, like mozzarella, is a plasic curd cheese. The curd is mixed with heated whey and kneaded into a smooth semi soft consistency.

The cheese comes in two types; mild and delicately flavored dolce and longer aged sharper piccante. It is often smoked to impart a light flavor.