Pecorino a latte crudo della montagna Pistoiese (Pecorino di Pistoia) cheese
Pecorino di Pistoia is an unpasteurised ewes' milk cheese from the province of Pistoia in Tuscany. The milk is filtered, poured into a copper boiler for the formation of the curd and heated to a temperature of 35-38°C; a tablespoon of liquid rennet is added which can be either of animal origin or of vegetable origin (thistle). The curd is cut after about 20 to 40 minutes with a "chiova" and placed into moulds. The subsequent salting facilitates the maturation of the cheese and gives it its characteristic flavour. For maturing, the cheeses are placed on wooden boards and allowed to rest for a period of at least 60 days, after which they are washed and brushed to remove any fat that may have formed during the ageing process. It comes in sizes ranging from 800 ga 1.5 kg; shapes are round, with diameters of between 18 and 20cm and have a beige rind. The cheese is salty, pale yellow in colour with a soft texture. It is similar Pecorino Senese.
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