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asiago

Line breaks: asi¦ago
Pronunciation: /asɪˈɑːɡəʊ
 
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Definition of asiago in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A strong-flavoured cow’s milk cheese made in northern Italy.
Example sentences
  • Today's President brand, managed by Lactalis USA, encompasses a wide spectrum of specialty cheeses, including Brie, Camembert, Edam, Gouda, feta, asiago and fontina varieties.
  • A Sorrento Italian specialty cheese line includes such items as fresh mozzarella, Parmesan, Romano, asiago and Gorgonzola.
  • The product is available in three flavors: Three - Cheese Italian, a blend of parmesan, romano and asiago; Three-Cheese Mediterranean, consisting of smoked provolone, kasseri and feta; and a Parmesan and Romano blend.

Origin

named after Asiago, the plateau and town in northern Italy where the cheese was first made.

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