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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.
list ordered by

1
68 26
Parmigiano Reggiano is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

2
50 19
Grana Padano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

3
67 32
Mozzarella is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

4
52 21
Pecorino Romano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

5
44 17
Gorgonzola is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

6
40 14
Pecorino is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Pecorino

7
37 12
Buffalo mozzarella is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

8
42 16
Provolone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

9
33 10
Burrata is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

10
34 12
Taleggio is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Taleggio

11
32 11
Romano is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Romano

12
37 15
Mascarpone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

13
37 16
Ricotta cheese is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

14
28 10
Fontina is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

15
31 13
Asiago is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Asiago

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
20 7
Scamorza cheese is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Scamorza

19
13 3
Caciocavallo Silano is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Caciocavallo Silano

20
15 5
Tuma is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Tuma

21
20 10
Caciotta is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

22
12 3
Piave cheese is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

23
16 7
Brus da ricotta is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Brus da ricotta

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

25
13 5
Bocconcini is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

26
11 4
Caciocavallo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

27
11 4
Tomino is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Tomino

28
13 6
Caprino di Rimella is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Caprino di Rimella

29
8 2
Algunder Butterkäse is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Algunder Butterkäse

30
9 3
Tirolese is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Tirolese

31
9 3
Casalina is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Casalina

32
11 6
Pecorino Toscano is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

33
9 4
Caprino dell'Aspromonte is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Caprino dell'Aspromonte

34
8 3
Pecorino Siciliano is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Pecorino Siciliano

35
9 4
Fontal is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Fontal

36
12 8
Bel Paese cheese is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Bel Paese

37
8 4
Casciotta d'Urbino is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy

38
7 3
Pepato is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Pepato

39
7 3
Fior di latte is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Fior di latte

40
8 5
Castelmagno is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Castelmagno

41
7 4
Fiore Sardo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Fiore Sardo

42
7 4
Sottocenere al tartufo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Sottocenere al tartufo

43
7 4
Pallone di Gravina is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Pallone di Gravina

44
7 4
Crucolo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Crucolo

45
6 3
Caprino della Limina is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Caprino della Limina

46
6 3
Seras is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Seras

47
6 3
Toma Piemontese is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Toma Piemontese

48
6 3
Caprino Valsesiano is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Caprino Valsesiano

49
6 3
Bergkäse is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Bergkäse

50
5 2
Carnia is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Carnia