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Taleggio is an Italian cheese that is named after Val Taleggio. Hailing from Italy's Lombardy region, this rich (48 percent fat, semi-soft cheese is made from whole cows milk. Its flavor can range from mild to pungent, depending on its age. When young, Taleggio's color is pate yellow and its texture semi-soft. As it ages it darkens to deep yellow and becomes rather runny. Taleggio is sold in flat blocks or cylinders and is covered either with a wax coating or a thin mold. It's excellent with salad greens or served with fruit for dessert.