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pallone di Gravina

aged Puglian cheese

Yet another variety from the great cheesemaking area of the Murgia and Materese, straddling Puglia and the Basilicata. Pallone ('big ball') starts out like caciocavallo, but becomes wonderfully tangy when aged.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: Consorzio di Gravina di Pallone