Pecorino Sicilian with pepper, often known as "Pecorino Siciliano al Pepe," is a delightful variation of the classic Pecorino cheese, originating from the picturesque island of Sicily, Italy. What sets this cheese apart is the addition of black peppercorns during its production, which imparts a distinct and flavourful twist to its taste and texture. This cheese boasts the signature qualities of Pecorino, including its base of 100% sheep's milk, which lends it a rich and robust character. The cheese is typically aged to achieve a firm and crumbly texture, allowing the peppercorns to be evenly distributed throughout.
- The addition of black peppercorns introduces a delightful and aromatic spiciness to the cheese. As you savour a bite, you'll encounter the gentle heat and earthy notes of the pepper, which beautifully complement the cheese's natural tanginess and nuttiness. The result is a harmonious balance of flavours that tantalizes the taste buds.
- Pecorino Sicilian with pepper is a versatile cheese, equally at home grated over pasta dishes for a fiery kick or sliced and enjoyed with crusty bread and a glass of red wine as part of an enticing antipasto platter. Its combination of creamy, savoury, and spicy elements makes it a favourite among cheese connoisseurs and those looking to add an extra layer of flavour to their culinary creations.
- This cheese is a testament to the rich traditions of Sicilian cheese-making, offering a distinctive taste experience that embodies the essence of the Mediterranean.
Pasteurized sheep milk, salt, black pepper in grains 1%, rennet
Nutritional Information per 100g
Energy (kJ): 1310
Energy (kcal): 317
Protein (g): 23
Carbohydrate (g): 0.7,
of which sugars (g): 0.7
Fat (g): 23,
of which saturates (g): 17
Salt (g): 3
Lactose Free: No
Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
Suitable for Vegan: No
Gluten Free: Yes
Keep Refrigerated between + 4 °C and + 6 °C
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