Ricottone salato is a traditional cheese from the Calabria region of Italy. It can be found in various towns and communes in Calabria, including Cosenza, Catanzaro, and Reggio Calabria. This delicious cheese can be purchased at local markets, specialty cheese shops, and some grocery stores in the region.

Ricottone salato is a versatile cheese that can be enjoyed on its own or used in a variety of recipes. One popular way to enjoy it is by incorporating it into a simple pasta dish, such as ricottone salato and cherry tomato spaghetti. Another delicious recipe is ricottone salato and prosciutto bruschetta, which makes for a perfect appetizer or snack.

Ricottone salato has been recognized with the PAT (Prodotti Agroalimentari Tradizionali) designation, which signifies its traditional and cultural significance. This cheese is made from cow’s milk and has a semi-soft texture with a slightly salty flavor. It is typically aged for a few months before being ready for consumption.

Sources:
– www.calabriatavola.com
– www.calabriaonline.com