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Pecorino Toscano

The classic Italian table cheese.

Quick Overview:

The quintessential table cheese of Tuscany.  A young and pleasant sheep cheese.

Quick Facts

Country of Origin: Tuscany, Italy
Milk Type/Treatment: Pasteurized Sheep
Rennet Type: Animal

The Flavor Experience

This is the classic central-Italian table cheese.  Mild, lactic and sweet with a medium-firm texture.  

The Story

Produced by a small cooperative founded by a group of students outside of Florence in the 1970's.  When they first came together, their goal was to earn a sustainable living will giving back whatever they could to the community.  Over time, they came to recognize this dream through the production of cheese, and continue to do so to this day.  In 2009, they won gold for best in category at the World Cheese Awards.

Usage Tips

A staple of the antipasto plate, Pecorino Toscano feels most at home next to Cerignola olives, roasted peppers and Maestri prosciutto or salami.  Don't forget DB Truffle Honey or Blood Orange Grappa jam.

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$9.50
/ 8 oz.

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Product Description

The quintessential table cheese of Tuscany.  A young and pleasant sheep cheese.

Quick Facts

Country of Origin: Tuscany, Italy
Milk Type/Treatment: Pasteurized Sheep
Rennet Type: Animal

The Flavor Experience

This is the classic central-Italian table cheese.  Mild, lactic and sweet with a medium-firm texture.  

The Story

Produced by a small cooperative founded by a group of students outside of Florence in the 1970's.  When they first came together, their goal was to earn a sustainable living will giving back whatever they could to the community.  Over time, they came to recognize this dream through the production of cheese, and continue to do so to this day.  In 2009, they won gold for best in category at the World Cheese Awards.

Usage Tips

A staple of the antipasto plate, Pecorino Toscano feels most at home next to Cerignola olives, roasted peppers and Maestri prosciutto or salami.  Don't forget DB Truffle Honey or Blood Orange Grappa jam.

SKU: CHIT955P

Country of Origin
Italy
Milk Type
Sheep
Rennet Type
Animal
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