How to select, pair with and serve taleggio cheese – News + Articles
A legendary Italian steps into the light to show the world good things take time, write Ellie and Sam Studd.
Our Italian pin-up is cave-aged Taleggio, which melts beautifully through so many heart-warming dishes, including polenta, pizza and risotto – all perfect for this time of year.
The best examples of Taleggio are matured in the Italian Alps and ripened in granite caves cooled by melting snow. The caves provide the ideal maturing environment, with cool temperatures (5°C) and high humidity (95 per cent) enabling the cheese to develop a rich, creamy texture.
An enigmatic cheese, Taleggio makes its presence known with a pungent, meaty…