Pecorino misto is a traditional cheese from the region of Basilicata in southern Italy. It is a mixed sheep’s milk cheese that is aged for a minimum of 60 days. This cheese can be found in various towns and communes of Basilicata, including Matera, Potenza, and Melfi.

In Matera, you can find Pecorino misto at the local cheese shops such as Caseificio Matera and La Bottega del Cheeseo. In Potenza, it is available at Formaggeria Potenza and Caseificio del Vulture. Melfi also has its own cheese shops like Caseificio Melfi and La Latteria.

Pecorino misto is a versatile cheese that can be used in various recipes. One popular dish is Pecorino misto pasta, where the cheese is grated and mixed with cooked pasta, olive oil, and black pepper. Another delicious recipe is Pecorino misto bruschetta, where the cheese is melted on top of toasted bread and served with fresh tomatoes and basil.

Pecorino misto has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which guarantees its traditional production methods and quality. The specifications for Pecorino misto include using a mix of sheep’s milk from local breeds, aging for a minimum of 60 days, and following traditional cheese-making techniques.

– “Pecorino Misto” –
– “Prodotti Agroalimentari Tradizionali (PAT)” –