Secena

Secena is a traditional Italian cheese that is produced in the Campania region of Italy. It is a semi-hard cheese that is made from cow’s milk and has a slightly tangy and nutty flavor. Secena can be found in various towns and communes in Campania, including Agerola, Gragnano, and Sorrento.

One popular recipe that features Secena is the traditional Italian dish, Pasta alla Sorrentina. This dish is made with pasta, tomato sauce, fresh basil, and Secena cheese, which is grated and sprinkled on top. Another popular recipe is the Caprese salad, which features fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, and a drizzle of olive oil, with the option to add Secena cheese for an extra layer of flavor.

Secena has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-food Product) designation, which signifies its traditional production methods and ties to the local culture and history of Campania. The cheese is made according to specific specifications to ensure its quality and authenticity.

Sources:
– “Cheese Tipici Campani” – www.Cheesetipicicampani.it
– “Prodotti Tipici Campani” – www.prodottitipicicampani.it