Pecorino di Filiano

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Pecorino di Filiano
Pecorino di Filiano.jpg
Country of origin Italy
Region Basilicata
Source of milk Sheep
Texture Hard
Certification PDO, 2007

Pecorino di Filiano, is a firm cheese from the Italian region of Basilicata which is made from sheep milk. It was granted Protected designation of origin (PDO) in 2007.[1]

Pecorino di Filiano is produced in the province of Potenza, in the communes of Atella, Avigliano, Balvano, Baragiano, Barile, Bella, Cancellara, Castelgrande, Filiano, Forenza, Ginestra, Maschito, Melfi, Muro Lucano, Pescopagano, Picerno, Pietragalla, Pignola, Potenza, Rapolla, Rapone, Rionero in Vulture, Ripacandida, Ruoti, Ruvo del Monte, San Fele, Savoia di Lucania, Tito, Vaglio, Vietri di Potenza.[2]

Every year in September in the region of Basilicata is organized the Pecorino di Filiano festival where you can taste the cheese produced by the different farmers.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pecorino di Filiano PDO". ec.europa.eu. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Pecorino di Filiano - Disciplinary of production" (PDF) (in Italian). pecorinofiliano.it. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Italian pecorino". ItaliaRegina.it.