Caciocavallo Silano DOP

Caciocavallo Silano DOP is one of the most famous cheeses of southern Italy, in particular the Sila area, a wide mountainous territory in Calabria, where it is produced.


Caciocavallo Silano is made of fresh sheep or cow’s milk, from farms located in Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Puglia and Molise. The cheese in instantly recognizable thanks to its characteristic shape, with an oval body and a small ball on top.

As the cheese matures, that taste is known to be quite intense and spicy, it is often eaten alone or with bread, paired with a delicious Aglianico del Vulture DOC wine or Calabrian Cirò DOC.

true italian taste

When was the last time you had dinner in an Italian restaurant in Canada and you thought you were dining in Italy? That’s exactly how “Ospitalità Italiana Certified”restaurants want you to feel when you visit their fine dining establishments.

Ospitalità Italiana is an official certification from Unioncamere, Italy’s federation of local Chambers of Commerce and Industry, that tells you that the food you are enjoying is unquestionably Italian: products are authentic, ingredients genuine and recipes true to the thousand year history of Italian cuisine.

Canada is home to some leading Italian Chefs. Passionate and innovative, many have refined their skills and advanced their knowledge directly in Italy. In addition, Montréal boasts a fabulous cooking school ITHQ where young aspiring chefs learn Italian technic and Italian traditional recipes from the masters.

So the next time you make reservations for an Italian dinner in a Montreal restaurant, ask if they’ve received the Ospitalità Italiana seal of approval. You will enjoy the true Italian taste.