Sicilian cheeses

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By Mark R. (Sandiacre, United Kingdom) on 05 June 2020 :

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Product rated : Vigna di Gabri Donnafugata Having had this wine before I wasn't disappointed this time either. Great...

By Mark R. (Sandiacre, United Kingdom) on 05 June 2020 :

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Product rated : KIKE' IGP - Traminer Aromatico - Cantine FINA Bought this to replenish my dwindling stocks of this wine, it is a firm...

By Mark R. (Sandiacre, United Kingdom) on 05 June 2020 :

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Product rated : Prio Donnafugata Catarratto DOC Sicilia A wonderful light pale straw colour Catarratto , hint of ripe fruits, not too...
Sicilian cheeses

Sicily's milk-producing livestock production consists of sheep, goats and cows, in that order. In practice, more Sicilian cheese is produced from cow's milk than from goat's milk, but there are more goats than cows in Sicily. Virgil and other classical writers mention the flourishing export market for Sicilian cheeses in Greece. Certain Sicilian...

Sicily's milk-producing livestock production consists of sheep, goats and cows, in that order. In practice, more Sicilian cheese is produced from cow's milk than from goat's milk, but there are more goats than cows in Sicily. Virgil and other classical writers mention the flourishing export market for Sicilian cheeses in Greece. Certain Sicilian cheeses made in ancient times are still made today, though others were introduced by the Arabs, Normans and Longobards during the Middle Ages. It is true that many traditional Sicilian cheeses are made from sheep's milk, but some of the better-known ones are made from cow's milk. Here are some of the better known Sicilian cheeses: pecorino, ragusano, maiorchino, piacentino, provola, ricotta.....

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