Lochele

Formaggio pecorino da tavola fresco prodotto esclusivamente con latte biologico di pecora pastorizzato, coagulato con caglio di vitello e salato in umido

Caratteristiche

PRODUCT NAMELochele pepato
PRODUCTION AREASardinia
CHARACTERISTICSSemi-cooked table cheese  obtained from whole organic  sheep’s milk, pasteurized.
CURDLINGVeal rennet is added at the starter culture to allow coagulation, at the temperature of 37 °C.
SALTINGBy immersion for about 24 hours
MATURATIONAt least 240 days at the temperature of 14 °C
SIZEForm           cylindrical with straight sides  and flat plate

Size             flat side about 16 cm, height about 12 cm

Weight         from 2 to 2.2 Kg

EXTERIORSmooth, straw yellow rind that becomes darker with maturation, visible black peppercorns.
TEXTURECompact paste with irregular, small eyes. From white to straw yellow depending on the length of maturation.
TASTEStrong flavor, spicy and aromatic.
PACKAGINGThe products are washed and brushed before the sale. Individually vacuumed , in boxes of 10 pieces.
TARGETFor any specific category of consumers