Formaggio in fossa – Formaggio stagionato in fossa*

Formaggio in fossa, also known as Formaggio stagionato in fossa, is a traditional Italian cheese that is aged in underground pits or caves. This unique aging process gives the cheese a distinct flavor and aroma that sets it apart from other cheeses. Formaggio in fossa is primarily produced in the Marche region of Italy, particularly in the towns of Sogliano al Rubicone and Talamello.

This special cheese can be found in various stores and shops in the Marche region, including Caseificio Sociale di Sogliano, a cooperative dairy in Sogliano al Rubicone, and La Fossa di Talamello, a cheese shop in Talamello. These establishments offer a variety of Formaggio in fossa, allowing visitors to sample and purchase this delicious cheese.

One popular way to enjoy Formaggio in fossa is to simply pair it with a glass of red wine and some crusty bread. Another popular recipe is to use the cheese in a risotto dish, where its rich and nutty flavor can shine through. Formaggio in fossa has also been recognized with the prestigious Protected Designation of Origin (DOP) status, ensuring that it meets certain specifications and quality standards.