Wath is Brescianella Robiola Cheese? Discover the features of this decadent soft cheese, its best combinations with wine and foods and how to serve it.
is a Lombardian Robiola cheese
and takes its name from the city of Brescia. Unlike his popular Piedmont's cousin, the Robiola Bosina cheese
which is made up of cows and sheep's milk, Brescianella
is a robiola produced with alpine cow's milk only.
Brescianella Cheese Variants
Brescianella is an Italian fresh cheese
, consisting of a thin bloomy rind hiding a delicate, mild and creamy paste. It’s a soft table cheese made with raw whole pasteurized cow's milk. Fresh Brascianella
has a sweet, milky and buttery taste.
Its aged versione, Brescianella Stagionata
, has a longer maturing period which can last up to 6 months. It has a washed rind and a specially luscious texture.
This is a really special version of aged Brescianella
. The cheese is aged for few weeks in a local grappa, acquiring a strong, fruity taste, and striking visual appeal.
How to Serve Brescianella
Brescianella is a table cheese, so it's great to be served on a nice board for an aperitif at home, accompanied by crackers and croutons.For a special occasion, serve it with other types of cheese in a tickling cheese board
and learn how to pair Robiola cheese
with the right ingredients.
Brescianella Cheese Pairings
Serve with Champagne (Chardonnay) for wine connoisseurs or with a Pale Ale for beer lovers.