Brigante is a sheep milk cheese from the Italian island of Sardinia. Manufactured by Fratelli Pinna, a cheese-making company located in the north of the Island, this pecorino cheese is semi-soft in texture with a pale, ivory color. Matured for about three weeks, it has a mild and creamy flavor with citrus undertones. Its texture is smooth, moist, and fairly elastic.
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CAPRA SARDA/AGED GOAT
CAPRA SARDA is an extremely flavorful Sardinian Goat’s Milk Cheese
produced by Fratelli Pinna, who collect the milk used for this cheese from small, independent farmers, whose goats feed from the wild foliage of the rocky landscape of Sardinia ! It has a peppery/sharp taste with nuisances of herbs ! The aroma is reminiscent of browned butter ! The texture is dense & lush due to an excellent percentage of butterfat.
Perfect for eating cheese or shaved on pasta, salads, warm vegetables or bruschetta ! Consider CAPRA SARDA a unique & more flavorful alternative to Pecorino ! Pair with White Wines such as Fiano, Ansonica & Trebbiano
or Red Wines such as Barbera, & Dolcetto !
Item #: 272815
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PEPATO PEC GRATING
Pecorino Pepato, is similar in texture to Pecorino Romano but it has a sharper, spicier bite and contains whole black peppercorns. Pecorino Pepato is primarily produced in Sicily & Sardinia Italy, This sheep’s milk cheese is used as an accompaniment to pasta dishes or in recipes. Aged Pepato is used is primarily as a grating cheese on pasta dishes or fava beans, but can be used as part of an antipasti plate for those who appreciate its intense flavor ! Excellent paired with Nero d’Avola and Etna Rosso !
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RICOTTA SALATA EATING
PINNA RICOTTA SALATA “for eating” is a low-moisture, slightly salty, creamy tasting cheese from Southern Italy made from the whey of Sheep’s milk. Ricotta means re-cooked and Salata means salted. Ricotta Salata is made from fresh ricotta that has been pressed, salted and aged for at least 90 days, the result is a very white, semi-firm cheese, ideal for grating and often used in salads or pasta dishes !