a type of firm Italian cow's or sheep's milk cheese with a smoky flavor, like Provolone
Caciocavallo cheese is shaped like a teardrop.
Ital. for "cheese on horseback" from the custom of draping two cheeses over a pole to dry
Not made of mare's milk, but the nickname for caciocavallo because of the horse's head used to trademark the first edition of it.
The cheeses are treated while curing the same as caciocavallo.
The Calabrians make good sheep cheese, such as this and caciocavallo.