Pecorino of Montone cheese

pecorino of Montone cheese

Production area: Montone, in Teramese, but also in Atri, Cortina, Rocca Santa Maria, Pietracamela, Pollutri and Città Sant’Angelo.

Pecorino cheese has a soft texture, mild flavor with a slight spiciness and a pinkish color. It is kept dipped in olive oil. It is difficult to find this Pecorino of Montone cheese on the market. The moment of perfection is reached between 6 and 7 months, in addition, and the taste deteriorates.

Diameter ranging from 20 to 26 cm and a height of 6-7 cm. At the time of its maturation is still soft, so it can be spread on bread.

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