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Rosso
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Rosso

Rosso pecorino or simply Rosso is a semi-matured pecorino cheese coated with Senise red chilli peppers that gives it a reddish-orange crust. This artisan cheese made by Casa Madaio is smooth in texture with rich, spicy flavour.  The maturation period is about 6 months.

  • Made from sheep's milk
  • Country of origin: Italy
  • Region: Campania
  • Family: Pecorino
  • Type: semi-hard, artisan
  • Texture: compact
  • Rind: natural
  • Colour: ivory
  • Flavour: grassy, sweet
  • Aroma: aromatic, spicy
  • Producers: Casa Madaio
  • Synonyms: Rosso pecorino

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