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  • 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

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.

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