How to preserve it
The Taleggio cheese is natural: finished the 35-40 days of ripe in special dairy cells or in caves, its ripe continues up to when the cheese is consumed. The Taleggio must be preserved with care in order to maintain its taste, its aroma and its pleasant consistence.
It is better to buy quantity of Taleggio that can be consumed within 5-7 days by the acquisition. In this way, you will have the product with the optimal characteristics, even if the Taleggio can much longer be preserved.
The Taleggio is excellently preserved for weeks in the refrigerator, between 0°C and 6°c according to the ripe degree; it is opportune to wind it in a damp cloth to maintain the softness of the rind.
The Taleggio must be preserved in a wrap in which is normally sold. In any case, it must be used a wrap that allows the passage of the air. Don't wind it, therefore, in plastic films, that prevent the passage of the air causing fermentation.