Piora, Sonogno, Valmaggia, Carì. As well as locations, these are also the names of tasty cheeses. There’s one to suit all tastes in Ticino. Cow’s or goat’s cheese, soft-ripened cheese, alpine cheese: it would be amazing to try them all, but impossible as there are so many. Let’s set out for the sunny valley that is home to Doris, a young cheesemaker.
Doris Martinali, cheesemaker
As soon as they arrive at the alpine pasture the cows have to get used to grazing the grass. It’s more difficult than hay.