Pecorino della Garfagnana cheese

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Pecorino della Garfagnana cheese

Pecorino della Garfagnana is a Tuscan cheese produced with whole ewes' milk, typically from Massese breed of sheep. It has a cylindrical shape with a height of 7 to 12cm and a diameter of 18-22cm and weighs 1.8-3kg. The rind is yellow to brown, depending on the maturity and the interior is straw-coloured. It has a sweet flavour with a hint of spice. It is made from February to August in the province of Lucca, which includes the middle and upper course of the Serchio (Garfagnana in practice), and is also produced in the Apuan Alps and Lunigiana. It is matured for 60 to 90 days in a well ventilated area.

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American cheese 371
Blue cheese 353
Camembert cheese 299
Cheddar cheese 402
Cottage cheese 98
Edam cheese 357
Farmer's cheese 98
Feta cheese 264
Fontina cheese 389
Goat cheese 364
Gouda cheese 356
Gruyere cheese 413
Mozzarella cheese 280
Parmesan cheese 431
Pimento cheese 375
Provolone cheese 352
Queso blanco cheese 310
Ricotta cheese 174
Roquefort cheese 369
Swiss cheese 380

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