Pecorino di Filiano cheese

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Pecorino di Filiano cheese


Pecorino di Filiano is a DOP hard cheese, is made with whole ewes’ milk of sheep from the Gentile di Lucania and Puglia, Lecce, Comisana, Sarda breeds. The specification requires that the milk for producing it comes from two consecutive milkings and must come from farms where feed is mainly from pasture, green fodder and hay of excellent quality. According to the specification, including the artisanal rennet must be produced with precise techniques.

The cheese must be produced in the province of Potenza, in the municipalities of: Atella, Avigliano, Balvano, Baragiano, Barile, Bella, Cancellara, Castelgrande, Filiano, Forenza, Ginestra, Maschito, Melfi, Muro Lucano, Pescopagano, Picerno, Pietragalla, Pignola, Potenza, Rapolla, Rapone, Rionero in Vulture, Ripacandida, Ruoti, Ruvo del Monte, San Fele, Savoia di Lucania, Tito, Vaglio di Basilicata, Vietri di Potenza

The cylindrical shape of the cheese is flat, and the weight should be 2.5 to 5 kg. The rind ranges from golden yellow to dark brown and seasoned with extra virgin olive oil produced in Basilicata and wine vinegar.

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Cheese type Calories per 100g
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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