Provolone is a semi-hard Italian cow's milk cheese that has a smooth texture and a mild smoky flavour. Provolone Cheese is made in two distinct varieties: Provolone Dolce and Provolone Piccante. Provolone Dolce is made using calf's rennet, aged approximately two to three months, and has a mild creamy and milky flavour. Provolone Piccante is usually made from goat's or lamb's rennet, is usually aged from three months to a year, and is drier, sharper and more pungent than Provolone Dolce. Both Provolone Dolce and Provolone Piccante may be smoked which creates a mild smoky aroma and taste.
It is aged for maximum 90 days and generally it is processed by a wax covering treatment. Its delicate taste and soft texture.