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Rocket Pecorino

Pecorino con Rucola

MILK:
100% Sheep milk
TIPOLOGY:
Fresh pecorino
CERTIFICATE OF QUALITY:
Organic
AGEING:
minimum 40 days
WEIGHT:
1,3 kg
DIMENSION:
17,5 x 5 cm - round shape
PRODUCTION:
All year long

Processing characteristics

It is a medium-hard cheese made from seasonal sheep milk, during the spring and the autumn. The curd obtained by the addition of enzymes and rennet to milk sheep, then is broken to the size of a walnut. Following the serum is separated and is given the form to the cheese. After that is added the fresh rocket, enriching the cheese with the characteristic aroma.

Visual inspection:

Small green leaves over the skin. As a preservative, we use organic tomato sauce and organic olive oil. The dough is compact and the color is in a range between pale yellow and yellow, with small green leaves.

Olfactory

The smell is intense, and gives herbal sensations.

Taste

The compact dough crumbles in mouth, is sweet and oily, and has a hint of acidity from the arugula.

Matching

It is a particular and valuable cheese. Perfect for a everyday meal. Elegant and intense; it is perfect with a spoon of honey.

Optimal conservation

The cheese should be kept in ventilated refrigerator at 4°C. Once engraved the shape, the interior must remain in contact with a transparent plastic film to be changed every 5 days. The cheese can not be frozen or maintained at temperatures above 10°C.

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