Pecorino della costa Apuana cheese

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Pecorino della costa Apuana cheese

Pecorino della Costa Apuana is a ewes' milk cheese from Costa Apuana on the shore of the province of Massa-Carrara and Upper Versilia in Tuscany. Production takes place throughout the year. After milking, which is done every day, night and morning, the milk is collected in a copper vessel, heated to 30 to 35°C and curdled by adding rennet (dried lambs' stomach) or, rarely, commercial. After being broken with a wooden stick, the curd is heated to 40 to 45°C and then placed in wooden moulds. Then the cheese is salted, laid out on wooden boards to drain and dry and turned regularly. It is round in shape weighing from 1 to 2.5kg. Its colour is yellowish white, has a light and salty taste and intense aroma.

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Blue cheese 353
Camembert cheese 299
Cheddar cheese 402
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Edam cheese 357
Farmer's cheese 98
Feta cheese 264
Fontina cheese 389
Goat cheese 364
Gouda cheese 356
Gruyere cheese 413
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Parmesan cheese 431
Pimento cheese 375
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Queso blanco cheese 310
Ricotta cheese 174
Roquefort cheese 369
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