Cheese of the Week - Bra Duro

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Every September, Slow Food hosts an International Exhibition of Cheese in Bra, Italy. Taking its namesake from this city are two spectacular D.O.P. cheeses: Bra Tenero and Bra Duro. Bra Duro, made in the Cuneo province from raw cow's milk, is the firmer of the two, as it is aged for at least 180 days (Bra Tenero is aged for about 45 days). With scattered holes throughout, it's pale-yellow pâte is nutty and aromatic, while its flavor is piquant and salty.

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