Baby Pecorino Formaggiotto - Sold by the Pound
Formaggiotto Pecorino is called baby because it is just barely agedonly 15 to 20 days so that it has a soft crust and a slightly crumbly texture. The inside is as white as lambs wool, and it shows small eyes that mark the tasty, acidulous flavor so characteristic of young sheeps milk. Formaggiotto Baby Pecorino weighs only 2 pounds. This refreshing cheese makes an excellent table companion for figs and pears, and it lends itself to a variety of appetizer usages, including toasted crostini with roasted red peppers.