Pecorino is made from milk of sheep, that grown only in Sardinia, and from it people make the famous cheese Casu Marzu with live larvae.
Pecorino Sardo is a separate type of pecorino cheese, which is produced exclusively from the milk of Sardinian sheep grown on the island.
There are two types of pecorino Sardo - Pecorino Sardo Sweet (Pecorino Sardo Dolce) and Pecorino Sardo Mature. They differ in terms of ripening, color and taste. Sweet Pecorino is white and has a sour-sweet taste. Pecorino mature has yellow color, with a spicy, sour-salty taste.
You can buy pecorino in supermarkets and markets.
approximately €20 per kilo (in supermarkets).
More things to do on Sardinia
Hunt for sea urchins
Arrange a real hunt for sea urchins, and after it have a little picnic on the coast with wine, bread and caviar urchins.30
After a delicious and hearty first course order a dessert seadas. It is an oily pie with sour cheese inside, that has very unique taste.5
Try mirto liquore
In Sardinia the most famous liqueur is Mirto, and you should try this unusual purple drink after a hearty meal. 135
Try liquor Filu 'e ferru
Earlier this liquor was prepared in secret, marking the place where you can buy it with a fishing line, but now you can buy this drink in all Sardinia.3
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