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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
46 13
Buffalo mozzarella is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
2
81 39
Mozzarella is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
3
85 43
Parmigiano-Reggiano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
4
43 13
Burrata is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
5
46 16
Ricotta cheese is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
6
56 24
Pecorino Romano is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
7
56 25
Grana Padano is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
8
46 18
Pecorino is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Pecorino
9
46 18
Provolone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
10
39 13
Asiago is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Asiago
11
42 16
Mascarpone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
12
51 23
Gorgonzola is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
13
40 15
Taleggio is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Taleggio
14
35 12
Romano is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Romano
15
32 10
Fontina is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
16
25 9
Scamorza cheese is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Scamorza
17
19 6
Ricotta salata is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Ricotta salata
18
26 13
Dolcelatte is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
19
17 5
Caciocavallo Silano is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Caciocavallo Silano
20
16 6
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
21 11
Caciotta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
23
12 3
Stracchino is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Stracchino
24
14 5
Tomino is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
Tomino
25
14 5
Bocconcini is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy