Il Villaggio Provolone Piccante is aged to 12 months and is well worth the long wait, making it worthy of the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) seal. Provolone Piccante is a classic addition to any sandwich as it is aromatic and divine.
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Provolone originated in Basilicata in southern Italy, but today it is made in every region of Italy and found in nearly every Italian home. Provolone received a Protected Designation of Origin (P.D.O.) status in 1993.
Il Villaggio Provolone Piccante is aged to 12 months and is well worth the long wait, which makes it worthy of the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) seal. Provolone Piccante is a classic Italian cheese that's delicious on any sandwich. Aromatic with divine flavors, it pairs excellently with meats and vegetables. It's smooth texture makes it a great pairing for juicy fall fruits like pears and apples, too.
Provolone Piccante is sharp and spicy with a strong pungent aroma and lingering taste and flavor.
Provolone Piccante is an all purpose cheese and is at its best when savored alongside slices of fresh pear, olives, raw vegetables or salami. It is often added to gnocchi, omelets, small tarts, and potatoes. Pizza, bruschetta and sandwiches all benefit from a melted smothering of Provolone. It is a harder cheese and is easy to grate. It melts best when shredded.