Pecorino Siciliano Cheese

pecorino siciliano cheeseProduction area: Sicily.

Semi-cooked, hard and whitish, if winter, yellowish if summer. It is prepared with or without pepper.

Depending on the season, it comes the spiciness and flavor. After a year of maturing, the cheese is consumable. The shapes vary from 4.3 kg to a maximum of 10. The type of Pecorino Siciliano with pepper has a slightly truncated cone shape.

In general, the smaller shapes are consumed locally, while large, are intended for external consumption.

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