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A firm, unpasteurized sheep’s milk cheese, it’s covered by natural, bone-colored, patterned rind that lends a rustic, almost antique quality to the cheese. The ivory paste inside is a complex bundle of earthy, grassy flavors with a balanced salt content.
Unlike other Pecorinos, this one is not aged. Pecorino Toscano is a young 100% sheep’s milk cheese, only about 40 days old when it arrives. Because it is a young cheese, it is somewhat discreet and very mild. As the cheese first hits your tongue, you detect a hint of Tuscan herbs, grass and wildflowers.
Pecorino Tartufo is an old style of Umbrian pressed sheep milk cheese. The cheese’s buttery nutty flavor is enhanced with the addition of aromatic black truffles giving it a unique signature. The smooth texture gives the Pecorino Tartufo a long shelf life.
Pecorino Romano is an Italian cheese made from sheep’s milk. It is straw-white in color and has a sharp flavor.
The result of a laborious, complex cheesemaking process, Fiore Sardo is a straw-colored cheese with a brown rind. The Italian word fiore means flower. Thus this cheese is named the “Flower of Sardinia.” A bit more forceful than Pecorino Toscano, a famous sheep’s milk cheese from Tuscany, this Sardinian pecorino has a slightly salty flavor
Toscano from Monforte is creamy white with a beige rind, a delicious sheep’s milk cheese similar to Pecorino but slightly creamier. Delicious in salad, on crackers, or with a fruity white wine.
The flavor of Manchego is zesty and exuberant, while its texture is firm but not dry. Manchego can be recognized by the zigzag pattern etched into its rind. This is created by the rippled surface of the press used in the manufacture of the cheese. Underneath the inedible rind, the interior is ivory colored with
Lemon Fetish is a slightly crumbly cheese with lemon zest and red fife flour on the rind. It’s clean, lactic aromas with scent of fresh lemon are tangy on the palate with a nice balance of citrus, salt and Feta-like flavours and have a refreshing, balanced finish.
Iberico is a Manchego-style cheese made from a blend of cow, goat and sheep’s milk. It is made in the same type of mold as Manchego, and therefore has the same hatched pattern imprinted into its rind. One of the most popular cheeses in Spain, this firm, oily cheese is mild, yet tasty and aromatic.