Definitions

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  • n. An Italian cheese, similar to provolone, originally from Sicily.

Etymologies

Italian on horseback from the custom of draping two cheeses over a pole to dry (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The sandwich encases four medium sized meatballs between a pair of thick pieces of grilled focaccia with a melted slice of caciocavallo cheese and a sprinkling of romano.

    Your First Look at the Food Trend Collision That is Donatella’s Meatball Wagon | Midtown Lunch - Finding Lunch in the Food Wasteland of NYC's Midtown Manhattan

  • So it was no surprise when she was proclaimed the winner for her meatball slider on potato focaccia with caciocavallo cheese.

    Not Your Mother's Meatballs

  • The vegetarian sandwich—stuffed with chickpea fritters and ricotta and caciocavallo—has it roots in Palermo, Italy.

    Sandwiches to Go

  • So you do not have to know your caciocavallo from your Castelmagno to enjoy the story.

    Delizia!

  • De Amicis listened in pity as the wide-eyed peasants invoked the gifts they were taking to the Americas: “a bottle of local wine, a caciocavallo cheese, a salame, a kilo of pasta from Genoa or Naples, a liter of oil, a box of dried figs, even an apron-full of beans, but beans from home, from some special corner of the vegetable patch that their relative or friend would surely remember.”

    Delizia!

  • Poking around in the book yesterday, I kept coming across recipes contain the ingredient caciocavallo.

    Cheese on Horseback

  • These cheeses are of all sizes and all shapes, from the great, round, flat cheese that we are accustomed to see in country grocery stores, to the queer-shaped caciocavallo, which looks like an Indian club and is eaten with fruit.

    Bohemian San Francisco Its restaurants and their most famous recipes—The elegant art of dining.

  • Next, try the thin-crusted uovo pizza with brussels-sprout leaves, cubes of guanciale and two cheeses - fior di latte and caciocavallo - all topped with an oozy egg.

    NYT > Home Page

  • We snacked on soft Italian bread from Saraceno's bakery, caciocavallo cheese from Sicily and fennel from the local market as I settled in, anxious to be transported by Nana's stories.

    The Daily News - News

  • Sometimes these hang together (as in a beet salad with a cheese crouton, $8), sometimes they seem like random objects on a plate (as did a pile of roasted sunchokes set beside a wedge of caciocavallo cheese and thimble of floral-tasting honey, $7).

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