caciocavallo cheese

Main Entry:  caciocavallo cheese
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a delicate Italian cow's milk cheese that is a pasta filata, meaning it was stretched and shaped by hand; as it ages, it changes from a soft to a gratable cheese
Etymology:  Italian caciocavallo means 'cheese on horseback'
Usage:  cooking's 21st Century Lexicon
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