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Try pecorino romanoin Rome, Italy

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This solty hard cheese is made of the sheep milk for eight or even twelve months and it's taste depends of this term.
How to try pecorino romano in Rome
Pecorino, not Parmesan, is the original ingredient of the most famous dishes of Italian cuisine. One of the oldest cheeses, which the Roman legionaries ate in the campaigns, is still made according to 2000 years old recipe.

Slicing pecorino romano at cheese shop
Photo: Slicing pecorino romano at cheese shop, © Valery Rizzo

In Italy it's used not only as a food: in the game named Ruzzola participants are competing in throwing the cheese heads binded by tape. The one who throws the cheese further than the others get the cheese as a prize!

How to do?

1. Order the pecorino romano as a snack for your dinner.
2. Pecorino is usually served with the pears, grape and walnuts.
3. Also you can buy this cheese in the cheese store.

How much?

Pecorino romano costs about €18 per kilo.

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