Pecorino Fresco is a young cheese, aged for about 35 days. Although Pecorino is best known for its graininess due to aging, this particular Pecorino Fresco is actually just the opposite. Young and velvety, it has an intense flavor but borders on sweet.
Pecorino Fresco is produced in Tuscany, according to an ancient tradition where artisans of the past created typical cheeses, renowned all over the world.
Professionalism, respect for raw materials and the Tuscan dairy tradition, give life to a pecorino of absolute quality.
It is an excellent table cheese that in its simplicity manages to amaze. Perfect in combination with Tuscan cold cuts and white wine.
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Characteristics fresh pecorino
With its characteristic "sburrantezza", that is soft, soft, which tends to become creamy even if it is simply kept at room temperature. it is a fresh cheese it is essential to treat the rind with washing with warm water and repeated turning over the wooden axis, already in the first days of life.
The rind of this fresh pecorino is not treated with any preservative, therefore it can, indeed must be eaten, as it represents the best part of the cheese. It is carefully washed even before shipping, but since it is not treated, it can happen that even after a few days the mold can resurface externally, never mind, the mold can be easily removed by washing the crust with warm water.
In summary, the processing of fresh pecorino can be described as follows: collection of fresh sheep's milk with possible refrigeration at +4 ° C, arrival at the dairy and start of the Pasteurization process (65 ° C x 20 '), cooling of the milk up to coagulation temperature about 36 ° C and addition of liquid animal rennet, coagulation takes place in 6-32 'and firming in 11-32'. Once the curd has matured it is broken to the size of a grain of corn and discharged into the molds. The pecorino is dry-salted, therefore the salt is placed by hand over the various forms that are turned 4 times already only on the first day of processing. Finally, a slight refining takes place in an environment at controlled temperature and humidity from 7 to 15 days or more depending on the period and the hulling that you want to give the cheese.
First of all, know that fresh pecorino is placed in special food polystyrene boxes and then in our personalized cardboard box for shipping, so as to guarantee its proper conservation during delivery.
This fresh Tuscan cheese is great to eat fresh, but it also lends itself to many uses in the kitchen as an ingredient