Argentine Reggianito Cheese

Argentine Reggianito Cheese

Cut & Wrapped by igourmet

Origin: South America

Size: 7.5 ounce

$5.99

SKU: 589S

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Argentina is home to endless miles of grazing pastures, and the cows that feed on them produce 5,100 million liters of milk per year.

During its 50 years of independence, Argentina became a new home to many Italian farmers, who migrated in order to earn extra money for their families during the off-season. Some chose to stay, but missed their precious Parmigiano Reggiano and began making it locally using traditional methods.

Reggianito means little Reggiano because the wheel has been reduced to 15 lbs. from the enormous 80 lb. drum the Italians produce. The Argentinian wheels are smaller because it was too difficult for oxen to move enormous wheels great distances. Reggianito is cured longer than any other South American hard cheese, resulting in a rich, bountiful flavor. This cheese is slightly saltier than its namesake, but the white crystals in the cheese are not salt grains; they are crystallized free amino acids, which give the cheese its lovely grainy texture. Reggianito is perfect for cooking or grating over pasta. If you like Parmigiano Reggiano, be sure to try the Argentinian version.

  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk.
  • Photo depicts whole 15 lb. form of cheese.
  • We cut and wrap this item by hand.

Nutrition Facts

Argentine Reggianito Cheese by Cut & Wrapped by igourmet

Serving Size 1oz Total Servings approx. 7.5

Amount Per Serving

Calories 104

Calories from Fat 68

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7.5g

Saturated Fat 5.5g

Trans Fat 0g

Cholestrol 16.2mg

Sodium 226mg

Total Carbohydrates 0g

Dietary Fiber 0g

Sugars 0g

Protein 9g

Vitamin A

0.05%

Vitamin C

0%

Calcium

0.27%

Iron

0%

Vitamin E

0%

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