What is romano cheese?
Romano cheese is a hard Italian-style cheese type that originated near Rome. Romano has a bold, nutty flavor with a tangy finish, and a grainy texture makes it easy to grate. Romano may be made from sheep's or goat's milk but for our world famous Wisconsin Romano we use cow's milk.
How is romano cheese made?
Romano is made with a technique called "rummaging curd," where the curd is drained very quickly after it is molded, and the surface is pierced before salt is applied. Romano is an aged cheese – it must be aged at least five months before it is sold and is often aged may be aged 8-12 months.
How is romano different from parmesan or asiago?
Asiago is a moister, milder, hard to semi-soft cheese that can be melted or grated. Parmesan is a hard and dry cheese with a stronger flavor that asiago. Romano has the sharpest flavor of the three and is drier and harder than parmesan.