|Pecorino is the name of a family of hard Italian cheese made from ewes milk. The word derives from pecora meaning ‘sheep’, also from the Latin pecora meaning livestock. (Wikipedia)|
Today I'd like to feature two wonderful local food producers.
I can't say enough about this incredible sheep cheese Old Pecorino (a full flavoured, aged sheep cheese that's hard/nutty/salty/creamy/bold yet mellow -a nice hard cheese that keeps well and is easy to grate into baking). It's an authentic Italian cheese made on the Canadian prairies by THE CHEESIRY. Rhonda Headon learned the art of cheesemaking in Italy, and I'm so glad she has the opportunity to share this ancient craft with us. Rhonda's cheeses are complimented by her husband Brian's local air cured old-world syle meats.Visit their combined website at O SOL' MEATOS.
I've served it here with a chewy Rustic Rye Bread with Caraway Seed made by