Arla Foods - Tre Stelle

Asiago - Tre Stelle

Tre Stelle Asiago cheese is light yellow in colour, crumbly in texture, and has an assertive slightly pungent taste that resembles Parmesan.

Made by Arla Foods - Tre Stelle

For 50 years, Tre Stelle has produced top-quality, award-winning cheeses. Tastes may evolve or change, but quality is timeless, and Tre Stelle draws on centuries of Italian cheese making to keep creating a wide range of superior cheese products to please all palates and preferences.

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About this cheese

Tre Stelle Asiago cheese is light yellow in colour, crumbly in texture, and has an assertive slightly pungent taste that resembles Parmesan. Perfect for grating, it can be used as an alternative to Parmesan on salads, pizzas, pasta dishes, or in dips.

Pair it with...

beer

Pair with ales.

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food

Add to salads, dips or pizza.

Additional Information

Texture Hard
Province Ontario
Rind type Waxed
Milk type Pasteurized
Moisture 36%
Milk fat 30%
Distribution Federal

Keeping Cheese

Storage

Stored properly, the low moisture content of Asiago and Hard cheeses in general, allows them to keep in the refrigerator for up to ten months.

Proper storage includes making sure that the wrapping adheres well to the cheese to prevent it from drying out. Store your cheeses in the refrigerator’s vegetable drawer. If storing for long periods, change wrapping frequently, as Hard cheeses can absorb the strong odours of other refrigerator items, including certain vegetables.

Plastic wrap is the most versatile, accessible and efficient way to preserve cheese freshness. It also provides the tightest seal to protect from moisture, odours and possibly mould in the fridge. Vacuum packs are another good option when storing Hard cheeses in the refrigerator.

Freezing

Most cheeses can be frozen, but it is important to keep in mind that freezing can affect texture and character. This is why thawed cheeses are best reserved for use in cooking. Neither the taste nor texture of meals cooked with previously frozen cheeses will be affected.
You can freeze Asiago, in pieces of 500 g or less, for up to two months! Just carefully wrap cheese in plastic wrap and place in an airtight freezer bag or vacuum pack. Before using, it is important to allow cheese to thaw slowly in the refrigerator.

Additional Information

Texture Hard
Province Ontario
Rind type Waxed
Milk type Pasteurized
Moisture 36%
Milk fat 30%
Distribution Federal

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