“The cheese market has always been the protagonist of Cheese, with hundreds of stalls full of caci of all types and shapes, from caciocavalli from southern traditions to alpine tomes, from irresistible blue cheeses to goats, with aromas milks and meadow notes that intoxicated visitors in the streets and squares of Bra, âsaid a statement. And also this year, for the thirteenth edition of Cheese, Italian and international exhibitors did not want to miss the appointment.
The Piedmontese event, which will be held in Bra from September 17 to 20, is a meeting point, a place of comparison and growth as individual professionals and as a category. “The rue des affineurs, as always located in Piazza Roma, is a melting pot of languages, techniques and secrets, for those who choose a cheese already thinking about the aroma and taste it will release once matured”.
Among the Spaniards we meet Pascual cabaÃ±o with cheeses from the company Rey Silo and the Slow Food community of the Camino de Santiago, which presents cheeses from the Asturian dairy tradition but also sidra, honey and jams; from Madrid comes Poncelet with more than 150 varieties of cheese, and Queseria Cultivo with its Isla Corazon. Among the refiners from beyond the Alps is Joseph Paccard , 76 years old with a company founded in 1990, with her children. He carries with him the idea of âârefining farmhouse cheeses made from raw milk, including the old Reblochon. Then there is Marcel Petite with his 24 months County Fort St Antoine. Among Italians there is the inevitable Guffanti di Arona and the experiences of Giandomenico Negro, Where Villa Matteo .
“But the shepherds and cheese makers are the real protagonists of Cheese, those who run a farm or a dairy on a daily basis, and who, despite their small size, take on production tasks, as well as bureaucratic tasks”, in these months of closures , they paid a high price, because nature, the animals, never stopped, not even when their main commercial outlet (restaurants and local markets) was closed or circulated on narrow gauge “, explains the press release.