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Toluca. Cacho Cavallo Cheese.

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Evaristo Apr 20, 2010 03:09 PM

Does anyone know about a cacho cavallo -type- cheese made in Toluca? i´d like to know what´s the brand name and where can i buy it in Mexico City or Toluca.

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  1. kare_raisu RE: Evaristo Apr 21, 2010 07:15 AM

    Caciocavallo is a provolone like cheese that originates from Molise on the Adriatic sea of Italy. It means cheese on horseback because of its strange shape from the rope thats tied around the top and used to be saddled alongside a rider.

    Where have you seen/ heard about this?

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      Evaristo RE: kare_raisu Apr 21, 2010 11:50 AM

      ...so that´s the way it is spelled! Cocina - Las Mañanas en el Once, once tv IPN, Thelma Morgan was talking about cheeses.

    2. cristina RE: Evaristo Apr 21, 2010 06:37 PM

      If I recall correctly, I have seen cheese of this shape in a store here in Morelia. I have to go over there this week, so (a) assuming I remember to look and (b) assuming they still have it, I'll post back by Saturday.

      Link: http://www.mexicocooks.typepad.com

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