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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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Asiago is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Ricotta is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Provolone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Pecorino is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Pecorino Romano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Parmigiano-Reggiano is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Buffalo mozzarella is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Burrata is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Taleggio is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Romano is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Mozzarella is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Grana Padano is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Gorgonzola is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Mascarpone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Fontina is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Caciocavallo Silano is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Scamorza is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Piave cheese is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Caciocavallo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Caciotta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Dolcelatte is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Ricotta salata is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Tomino is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Bocconcini is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy
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Caprino di Rimella is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cheeses of Italy