Smooth hard cheese made of ewe's milk. Pecorino is the name given to all Italian cheeses made from sheep's milk. Pecorino Romano is the name given to cheeses from the Rome area, Pecorino Sardo is from Sardinia, Pecorino Siciliano from Sicily. These cheeses are generally aged up to a year, and develop a brittle, hard texture and a yellowish rind. Younger cheeses are softer and whiter. Pepato is a variety spiced with peppercorns. Wine Partner: full-bodied reds
Fat Content: 25-35%. Water Content: approx. 40%
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For all you cheese connoisseurs this is definitely something you should experience. Have you heard the expression ?it feels like there is a party in my mouth and everyone is invited?? This is the best way to describe this magnificent cheese. I popped my cherry in Italy and to this day I have no regrets, this cheese was worth it. It?s hard to describe the taste that you experience when eating this cheese, as it is unique. I have never ever tasted anything quite like this one. It makes your whole mouth tingle as you taste buds absorb this Italian rainbow of flavour. Unlike Pringles once you slice you just can?t stop and before you know it, all of it is gone (in my house anyway). I feel the best way to describe the consumer of this extraordinary cheese is the out going, experimenting type of person. The type of person that doesn?t want to take things sitting down, or the person who is just begun to rebel. This is your queue. Except your destiny in this world full of taste, smell, visual elements that make you wan more, except you fate and experience PECORINO. The true contender, be daring and adventurous ?take a chance on it?.