The name of this traditional Italian cheese, Caciocavallo Silano, may be related to the practice of hanging the molds astride (a cavallo) horizontal rods. Caciocavallo Silano is a stringy semi-hard cheese. The rind contains small grooves left by the restraining cords. It is made from cow's milk and ripened for at least 15 days.
Caciocavallo Silano can be oval or else shaped like a truncated cone, sometimes with a small knob at the top, depending on local custom. This gourmet cheese is shaped lik... MORE INFORMATION