Foods The Best Cheeses of Italy  

List of Cheeses
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Italian cheese. A list of the best cheeses from Italy. With its countless textures, flavors, and recipes, cheese is one of the most diverse types of food in the world. Even its chief ingredient, milk, can come from a wide variety of animals, including cows, goats, sheep, and even buffalo. Unlike East Asia, where lactose intolerance is much more common, cheese is a staple of the western diet with such iconic dishes as grilled cheese, mac and cheese, and best of all... cream cheese frosting.

Cheese and its saturated fat may contribute to heart disease; that said, it may actually strengthen tooth enamel with its protein, calcium and phosphorus. While this list may focus on cheeses from one particular country, they are probably sold world-wide and may even be down at your corner store.

So what are the best Italian cheeses? This list will answer that question.
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1
75 33
Parmigiano Reggiano is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

2
74 34
Mozzarella is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

3
43 14
Pecorino is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Pecorino

4
53 22
Pecorino Romano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

5
53 23
Grana Padano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

6
49 20
Gorgonzola is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

7
37 11
Burrata is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

8
37 12
Taleggio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Taleggio

9
42 16
Provolone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

10
38 13
Buffalo mozzarella is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

11
40 15
Mascarpone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

12
41 16
Ricotta cheese is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

13
33 11
Romano is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Romano

14
34 13
Asiago is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Asiago

15
29 10
Fontina is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

16
19 5
Ricotta salata is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Ricotta salata

17
26 12
Dolcelatte is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

18
22 9
Scamorza cheese is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Scamorza

19
15 4
Caciocavallo Silano is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Caciocavallo Silano

20
16 5
Tuma is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Tuma

21
17 7
Brus da ricotta is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Brus da ricotta

22
20 10
Caciotta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

23
12 3
Piave cheese is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

24
11 3
Stracchino is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Stracchino

25
12 4
Tomino is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Tomino