International Cheese - Santa Lucia

Fior di Latte - Santa Lucia

"Our Fior di Latte is made from a secret recipe passed down to me from my father, through my grandfather and his father." - Mike Salvadore

Made by International Cheese - Santa Lucia

Started 50 years ago on little more than a dream, some family recipes and the will to create the finest handcrafted cheeses, the family-owned Santa Lucia line has earned a glowing reputation and a host of awards, including World's Best Ricotta.

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About this cheese

A close cousin to Mozzarella, Canadian Fior di Latte is a rindless pasta filata cheese with a delectably mild flavour, creamy-white colour and firm yet springy texture.

Pair it with...

tea

Pair with Doke Silver Needle, a white tea.

See pairings article

Additional Information

Family Mozzarella
Texture Semi-soft
Province Ontario
Rind type No Rind
Milk type Pasteurized
Moisture 52%
Milk fat 20%
Distribution Federal

Keeping Cheese

Storage

Mozzarella and Semi-soft cheeses in general, should keep in the refrigerator for 2-3 weeks.

Proper storage includes making sure that the wrapping adheres well to the cheese to prevent it from drying out. Keep cheeses on a lower shelf of your refrigerator, far from foods with strong odours, to avoid absorption of unwanted tastes and smells. If you follow these guidelines, your refrigerator’s vegetable drawer will be a good storage spot.
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.

Freezing

Freezing is not recommended for this type of cheese.

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