Pecorino dei Pian di Vas cheese

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Pecorino dei Pian di Vas cheese

Region: Friuli Venezia Giulia

Milk: Ewe, mixed

Definition: Fresh, hard cheese.

Raw material: Pure ewes' milk or mixed with an equal quantity of goats' milk if the product is intended for a long aging period, powdered calf rennet, salt.

Characteristics: Cylindrical form with flat faces of 22 cm in diameter, straight to convex sides of 7-8 cm in height, and weight of about 2 kg. The rind is smooth, varying in colour from straw-yellow to brown in the long aged product. The cheese appears compact with some fissures.

Production area: Canal di Gorto and in alta Carnia.

Production technique: The curds are broken by hand, without the use of any implements, and then slowly pressed, again by hand, for about 10 minutes. Once the curds have settled on the bottom of the vat, they are extracted and poured into plastic containers, where they are again pressed by hand. The cheese is dry-salted and ripens in about 10 days.

Maturing: From 60 days to around 2 years

Reference: Alpinet Gheep

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