Chili Pepper Pecorino
Pecorino is the generic name for Italian sheep’s milk cheeses. This special pecorino comes dotted with red peperoncino flakes that give it a moderate spi
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If you love food with some heat, then this cheese has just the right pop! The combination of Tuscan sheep’s milk and the unique slow heat of Italian chilis creates an excellent balance. The perfect choice for a modern and delicous cheese course. Add some delicate heat to your favorite pasta. Try Pecorino al Peperoncino with some chocolate and enjoy a surprising treat. Serve this full-bodied, spicy cheese with red wine.
Aged for 30 – 60 days.
Caseificio Maremma was founded by Fortunato Spadi in 1966 in Maremma, an area of Tuscany. Fortunato and his sons, Emanuele and Simone, still run Caseificio Maremma with innovative technology, producing traditional and new cheeses.
Maremma is based in a rural area of Italy embracing the Tyrrhenian coast and the inland hills that stretch from Massa Marittima in Capalbio and icludes the area of Monte Argentario and the islands of Grosseto, Saturnia and up to the Tufi area of Sovana, Sorano and Pitigliano. This traditional setting is perfect for rearing sheep and cattle in the wild, yielding pristine and flavorful milk for producing genuine cheese with full flavors.
- Made from pasteurized sheep’s milk.
- Photo depicts whole 2.9 lb. form of cheese.
- We cut and wrap this item by hand.
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