Scamorza is an Italian cow's milk cheese. It can also be made from other milks, but that is less common. Contents. [hide]. 1 Etymology; 2 Description. Scamorza is an Italian spun paste cheese named for its pear shape. During the traditional ripening process the cheese is hung giving scamorza its name, which . Scamorza is an Italian, spun paste cow’s milk cheese belonging to the pasta filata family. A semi-soft white cheese with a texture comparable to that of a firm, dry Mozzarella, Scamorza is made throughout Apulia and in some parts of Campania and Molise. Smoked Scamorza has a.