Pecorino is the generic term for any cheese made of ewes milk. Pecorino Romano is a DOP unpasteurised hard cheese made in Rome to a centuries old recipe . The cheese is matured for 6 months and dry salted during this time. The cheese is matured in caves used by the ancient Romans
Pecorino Romano can be eated from 6 months maturity and had a spicy , piquant and salty flavour along with the distinctive flavour of sheep’s milk
Due to its saltiness this cheese is great used in cooking, or grated onto pastas such as risotto or salads.
Made using unpasteurised ewes milk
Not suitable for vegetarians (contains animal rennet)