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August Cheese Update #1

The Big Cheese with a new cheese. From Italy, Pecorino Bigio, with Bigio meaning grey and ashy. This ewes milk cheese is matured for 5 months then placed under ash for another 3 months, the ash takes away any moisture and prevents mould. Originally the ash would have been provided from the bakers oven. Another titbit of information is that this was a similar style of cheese that Roman soldiers would have been given. The maturation and ash create a unique sweetness #pecorino #ashcheese #sheepmilkcheese #cometocheesus #thymetotaste #visityassvalley #thebigcheese

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The Big Cheese with Pecorino Bigio