Picco Rosso is a traditional cheese from the Trento region in Italy. It is a semi-hard cheese made from cow’s milk and has a distinct red color, which gives it its name. This cheese is mainly produced in the towns and communes of Trento, including Mezzocorona, Mezzolombardo, and Cembra.

You can find Picco Rosso in various stores and shops in these towns. Some recommended places to purchase this cheese include the local dairy shops, specialty cheese stores, and farmers’ markets. These establishments often offer a wide selection of local cheeses, including Picco Rosso.

One popular way to enjoy Picco Rosso is by incorporating it into recipes. One delicious recipe is the Picco Rosso and pear salad. This salad combines the creamy and slightly tangy flavor of the cheese with the sweetness of ripe pears, creating a perfect balance of flavors. Another recipe is the Picco Rosso and mushroom risotto, where the cheese adds a rich and savory taste to the creamy rice dish.

Picco Rosso has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which is a certification given to traditional Italian food products. This recognition ensures that the cheese is made using traditional methods and follows specific specifications. Some of the specifications of Picco Rosso include:

– Made from cow’s milk
– Semi-hard texture
– Red color
– Aged for a minimum of 60 days
– Produced in the Trento region

– “Picco Rosso” – www.trentinodoc.com
– “PAT – Picco Rosso” – www.agricoltura.regione.taa.it