Sicilian cheeses

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By Gabriele G. (Renazzo, Italy) on 10 Apr. 2019 :

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Product rated : Duca Di Salaparuta Brut Duca di Salaparuta é veramente eccellente e superiore a molti champagne.

By francesco P. (Roma, Italy) on 30 March 2019 :

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Product rated : Fellata di suino nero dei Nebrodi Molto soddisfatto della qualità ed originalità dei prodotti, nonchè della...

By Serenella S. (Roma, Italy) on 27 March 2019 :

(4/5) 

Product rated : Pecorino al Pistacchio Il Pecorino é molto buono ma mi aspettavo di sentire di più il sapore del...
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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