“First, that said cheese must be of every goodness and breeze, Not broken or split, but whole and fit, And a broken tender milk has to be, tender of rennet and mix, A solid glue flash milk, weighing 5 pounds and a half a piece...”
Pecorino Crotonese is one of the oldest cheeses from the south.
Pecorino Crotonese PDO
The soldiers garrisoned at the castle consumed the Pecorino Crotonese, as did the nobles and ecclesiastics of the time
Virgil in the Georgics sings of the beauty and uniqueness
of the pastures on the banks of the Esaro river and of the herds sacred to Hera, which grazed on the promontory