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Rossellino

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Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Texture: Firm
Type of Milk: Sheep
Aging Time: At least 60 days
Pasteurized: No

Rossellino is a firm sheep's milk cheese from Tuscany. Its name is and appearance is derived from characteristic architecture of the Tuscan towns. Rossellino is rubbed with tomato paste, giving it that earthy terracotta look typical to the roofs in the Tuscan buildings. The pate is firm and straw colored with classic flavor components of traditional Pecorinos. It is somewhat sweet with salty undertones and a rich nutty flavor.

 

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