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Definition: Asiago is a type of Italian cheese made from whole cow's milk.

Depending on how long it is aged, Asiago cheese can have different flavors and textures. Fresh Asiago has a smooth texture, mild flavor and white color. When aged at least six months, Asiago cheese is crumbly in texture, has a more pungent flavor and is a light yellow color.

Fresh Asiago cheese can be used for making sandwiches or served with crackers. Aged Asiago is usually grated and can be used in cooking and making sauces. Aged Asiago cheese resembles Parmesan cheese in flavor.
Pronunciation: a-zhee-AH-go
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