Bruss cheese is a fermented cheese spread made. Many people dislike it because it has a strong, putrid smell — and its sharp taste tastes just like it smells.
Gorgonzola cheese is an Italian blue cheese made from pasteurized cow’s milk. Some versions are tangy and crumbly; milder versions tend to be creamy. Gorgonzola becomes very mild and sweet when used in cooking.
La Tur Cheese
La Tur is a very soft northern Italian cheese. It is off-white to straw-coloured, with a wrinkled rind. Inside, it is so runny that it is spoonable. It is quite smelly, and has a tangy, pungent, slightly mushroomy flavour.
Taleggio cheese has a taste ranging from milk to sharp depending on age. The edible rind is strong tasting. Inside, the cheese is semi-firm, becoming runny as it ages.
Vigezzo Ham is cured and aged, but not cooked. The hams are rubbed three times with a mixture of salt, ground black pepper, cinnamon, cloves and garlic, with a 10 day interval between each, allowing for a 30 day curing time. Then they are washed and dried, then smoked over a juniper wood fire, then…