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  • n. An Italian soft-ripened cheese, similar to stracchino.


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  • And it's around the time you take your first sip of Fernet Branca that you start pronouncing "robiola" and "Montepulciano" with gusto while reminiscing about strolls through Trastevere.

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  • The truffled hazelnuts make everything they touch seriously delicious, the robiola cheese sformato lends the vegetables a smooth souffle-like creaminess, and even the vegetables and fruits on their own are intensely flavored, alternately sweet and savory.

    Ed Levine: The Four-Star Italian We've Been Waiting For

  • I've had a lot of cheese (hoo boy, a lot of cheese), but this robiola has singlehandedly crystallized what makes, for me, the perfect cheese: light bloomy rind (not crazy thick and impenetrable like brie), heavy stink (in the best way), and so rich that as it sits at room temperature, it gets oozy enough to be sopped up with a little crust of bread.

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  • We chose three, but the only one that mattered was the robiola.

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  • From the robiola family, it's a little tangier than what we had at AOC, but a small puddle of the stuff, along with a big bunch of grapes and a bit of bread, has made me many decadent, simple, dinners.

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  • Next up was a trio of amuses: an aranchini, a mini Cuban sandwich, and a tart shell filled with truffled robiola and a pine nut.

    Cru Valentine's: 693 simapticillian stars

  • The robiola tart is awesome, when I pop into Cru for a drink and they ask if I would like anything to eat, without fail I ask for a platter of these so far, no luck, but I'll keep trying.

    Cru Valentine's: 693 simapticillian stars

  • The rich pork was cut by the wine's crispness, the sweet earthiness in the arancini brought out the yeast in the juice, the creaminess of the robiola accented the fruit, and the sweet little shrimp danced on the cleansing bubbles, while the salty caviar defined the wine's angles.

    Cru 894 actuzillian stars

  • Killer app: The mixed cured meat and cheese plate $15 is simple yet impressive, with a rotating cast that includes three charcuterie selections such as speck, sopressata and coppa; three cheeses such Dumbarton blue, Point Reyes toma and robiola; plus mustard and olives.

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  • As an accompaniment to the region's air-cured beef called bresaola and a morsel of Grana Padano or robiola cheese, there is nothing better. -- Top News


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