Pecorino Romano is a hard, cooked cheese made with fresh whole sheep's milk, curdled with lamb rennet. The paste is white, compact and slightly open. The taste of the cheese is aromatic, slightly spicy and savoury in the table cheese, and intensely spicy in the grated cheese variant.
- Produced with ewe's milk; white, raw and compact texture, with sparse eyes.
- The cheese has a fragrant aroma and it is usually piquant in flavour, and the fat content in dry matter is a minimum of 36%.
- Its salty milkiness adds umami flavour when sprinkled over or mixed into a variety of dishes including pizza, pasta, salads, meatballs and patties, soups, and stews.
Sheep milk, salt, lamb rennet, lactic ferments.
Nutritional Information per 100g
Energy (kJ): 1663
Energy (kcal): 401
Protein (g): 26
Carbohydrate (g): 0,
of which sugars (g): 0
Fat (g): 33,
of which saturates (g): 24
Salt (g): 4.8
Lactose Free: No
Suitable for Vegetarians: No
Suitable for Vegan: No
Gluten Free: Yes
Store in a refrigerator between temperature -2°C to +6°C
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