Pecorino a crosta fiorita cheese

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Pecorino a crosta fiorita cheese

Pecorino a crosta fiorita is a ewes' milk cheese from San Casciano Val di Pesa, in the province of Firenze in Tuscany. It is made by heating the milk to 30°C and then adding milk enzymes (penicillium candidum) and rennet and after the formation of the curd it is drained, salted and moulded then matured for 2-3 months.

The cheese is soft with an ivory-cream colour. The rind is has a characteristic wrinkled texture which grey due to the presence of mould. It has diameter of 15-20 cm, a height of 6cm and weigh about 1.2 kg. It is very tasty and has a slight aroma of straw.

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