Pecorino Truffle

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Origin:                       Italy

Region:                      Sardinia

Made by:                   Central Formaggi

Type:                          Hard

Milk:                           Sheep

Milk Treatment:    Raw

Coagulant:                Animal Rennet

This traditional peasant’s cheese has been given an oligarch’s makeover by veining it generously with black truffle.

Characteristics: pale white paste with black marbling; pungent, truffle aroma; flavours of sharp sheep’s milk cut through with earthy truffles and olive oil.

Best with: a deep, full-bodied red wine such as a Chianti or Barolo.