Pecorino della Lunigiana cheese

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Pecorino della Lunigiana cheese

Pecorino della Lunigiana is a ewes' milk cheese from Lunigiana in the Tuscan province of Massa-Carrara. The milk, collected in a container, is heated to 30-35°C and curdled by the addition of rennet (dried lamb stomach) or rarely, commercial. After cutting the curds with a wooden stick, they are heated again, and then placed in wooden moulds. Then the cheese is salted, laid out on wooden planks to drain and dry and turned regularly. It is produced throughout the year. It is small to medium in size, with an irregular round shape. It has a yellowish white colour, a slightly salty taste and intense aroma.

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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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