The origin of the term scamorza could come from “capa mozza”, meaning “severed head.
Scamorza is a spun paste cheese made from cow’s milk. It is recognized as a traditional agri-food product of the Italian regions of Campania, Basilicata, Abruzzo, Molise, Puglia and Calabria.
It generally has the shape of a crushed sphere, weighing 0.15-0.25 kg. .