Pecorino: A Tuscan Gastronomic Icon

Pecorino: A Tuscan Gastronomic Icon
Sheep grazing in the Pecorino Toscano production zone. (Courtesy of Consorzio Tutela Pecorino Toscano DOP)
From the Oct 31, 2021, issue

Central Italy is home to many cheese options under the rubric pecorino, from pecoro, meaning sheep. Amid this wonderful abundance of sheep’s milk cheeses, ithe Tuscans set the bar for subtlety and sophistication, not to mention richness and complexity. Learn more about Pecorino Toscano and get 7 Wine Spectator–recommended cheeses to try.

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