Pecorino Fresco

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Origin:                       Italy
Region:                      Tuscany
Made by:                   Caseificio il Fiorino
Type:                          Hard
Milk:                           Sheep
Milk Treatment:    Raw
Coagulant:                Animal Rennet

Aged for just a month, Pecorino Fresco is derived from a medieval recipe and made throughout Tuscany – il Fiorino is one of the smaller, more artisanal makers.

Characteristics: the palest of milky whites, soft and slightly crumbly; sweet, nutty flavours with a hint of lemon.

Best with: drizzle with a little truffle oil.