Stracciata (“Stretchy”) is a stretched curd cheese and a typical mozzarella of Alto Molise. Stracciata is a typical Cheese of Alto Molise (Prodotto Agroalimentare Tradizionale della Regione Molise: PAT, DLlgs. 173/1996).
Features: stracciata is a strand of mozzarella made with raw cow’s milk. It is usually 4-5 cm wide, 1 cm thick and 20 cm long. The paste is homogeneous and white. It has an extremely soft texture and a delicate, clean, milky taste.
Serving suggestions: remove Stracciata from the paper, put it in a dish and keep it refrigerated. Serve at room temperature. If correctly preserved, Stracciata becomes spreadable in three or four days.
“Cheese of the Year 2017”: Italian Cheese Awards, Bergamo (BG)
Winner at “Franciacorta in Bianco”, Competition organized by the Italian cheese tasters. – Castegnato (BS). 2007-2008-2009-2010-2013-2014
Golden medal at the Cheese Olympic Games (Fresh cow milk cheese category) – Verona, October 2005