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Cheese Montebore

Cheese "Montebore" is considered one of the rarest cheeses in the world. This cheese is made from a mixture of cow's and sheep's milk and the consistency of it is similar to cheese "Brieuc". It has a delicate mild flavor and covered with a white mould rind. The production of this cheese began in the middle ages in the village "Montebore", but after the second world war, the recipe of the cheese was lost. Again its production started only in 1999 thanks to the enthusiasm of farmers Vallenostra. Today, only two of the cheese-maker produces "Montebore" and is sold in grocery boutiques of Italy and some European countries.

This cheese has an unusual shape, similar to a cake, for which he received the title "Cake of the bride."

According to legend, this cheese was first produced for the wedding of Isabella of Aragon and the Duke Gian Galeazzo Sforza in 1489. Say, on the wedding celebration itself was Leonardo da Vinci.

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