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Bel Paese

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Pronunciation: /ˌbɛl pɑːˈeɪzeɪ
, -zi/

Definition of Bel Paese in English:


[mass noun] trademark
A rich, white, mild, creamy cheese of a kind originally made in Italy.
Example sentences
  • Try Bel Paese in pasta sauces or melted with a little milk or panna and tossed with risotto.
  • Literally, ‘beautiful country’, Bel Paese got it's name from the name of a book by the cheesemaker's friend.
  • Although it bears a different shape (appearing as wheels or medallions), Bel Paese actually acts and tastes quite similar to Mozzarella.


Italian, literally 'fair country'.

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