Pecorino Sardo

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Origin:                       Italy
Region:                      Sardinia
Made by:                   Central Formaggi
Type:                          Hard
Milk:                           Sheep
Milk Treatment:    Pasteurised
Coagulant:                Animal Rennet

Sardinia is famous for its flocks of raggedy sheep and it’s no surprise that its most famous cheese is made of ewe’s milk.

Characteristics: pale, hard, smooth paste; sweet, nutty, herbaceous flavour.

Best with: a very good – and far less salty - substitute for parmesan.