Serpe is a traditional cheese from the Marche region of Italy. It is a soft, creamy cheese made from cow’s milk. The cheese is typically aged for a short period, resulting in a mild and delicate flavor. Serpe can be found in various towns and communes in the Marche region, including Urbino, Pesaro, and Fano.

In Urbino, you can find Serpe at the local cheese shop “Caseificio Urbino” located at Via Bramante 5. This shop offers a wide selection of local cheeses, including Serpe. In Pesaro, “Caseificio Pesaro” on Via Rossini 10 is another great place to find this cheese. They also offer other regional specialties. In Fano, “Caseificio Fano” on Via Roma 15 is a recommended shop to purchase Serpe.

One popular recipe using Serpe is “Tortellini with Serpe Cheese.” To make this dish, cook tortellini according to package instructions. In a separate pan, melt some butter and add minced garlic. Add cooked tortellini to the pan and toss to coat. Finally, sprinkle grated Serpe cheese on top and serve.

Another recipe is “Serpe Cheese Crostini.” Toast slices of bread and spread a layer of Serpe cheese on top. Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with chopped walnuts. Place under the broiler until the cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve as an appetizer or snack.

Serpe has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Products) recognition, which guarantees its traditional production methods and quality. The specifications for Serpe include:
– Made from cow’s milk
– Soft and creamy texture
– Aged for a short period
– Mild and delicate flavor

– “Caseificio Urbino” –
– “Caseificio Pesaro” –
– “Caseificio Fano” –