Pecorino cheeses are made from pure sheep's milk and the most famous is Pecorino Romano. It is produced in much of the Lazio region and across the entire island of Sardinia. Pecorino cheeses are ideal for grating over pasta, as a table cheese or to eat on their own.
Since 1877, the traditions of producing the highest quality cheeses have passed from father to son making Auricchio the world leader in the provolone market. Auricchio’s highly protected secret rennet formula, the care it takes in choosing the right people to make the cheese, and its passion combined with experience and technology are the ingredients needed to make products of superb quality.
Auricchio Pecorino with Truffles
Auricchio Pecorino al Tartufo is the real touch of luxury. Pecorino al Tartufo is an Italian, semi soft sheep’s milk cheese encrusted with small specks of black truffles originating from the area between famous truffle are from Volterra and San Miniato in Tuscany, Italy. It is aged for thirty days an has a earthy, salty and rich taste with a pungent aroma. Pecorino with Truffles is delicious and visually intriguing. Enjoy this pecorino with a big, earthy Italian red wine that has enough muscle to stand up to the truffles. So very special, you can serve it on platters with pears and walnuts or drizzled with strong chestnut honey. Also ideal to use as a grating cheese for pasta and risotto. This pecorino is for all the Truffle lovers.
Auricchio Pecorino from Sardinia
From Sardinia we bring you Auricchio's range of 100% Sheeps milk cheeses. Collesardo Susardu with its black rind acquires a plesantly sharp flavour after an aging period of more than 60 days. Great as a table cheese, Susardu is also ideal in sandwiches or as a cooking ingredient. Collesardo Classico is aged between 45 and 50 days and has a soft and deliciously smooth almost sweet flavour.
Fresh Asiago is made from skimmed cow’s milk. Asiago originates from the Veneto Region of Northern Italy has a mild delicate, creamy flavour. It is pale straw yellow in colour and pitted with tiny holes. Ideal as a table cheese as well as an ingredient for a variety of tasty salads. Try Auricchio Asiago cheese with figs.
Auricchio Ricotta Salata
Ricotta derives its name (literally recooked) from the process of reheating the leftover whey from hard cheeses and adding a little fresh milk to make a soft white curd cheese with solid yet granular consistency. Auricchio Ricotta Salata is rennet free cheese made from 100% sheeps milk.
Auricchio Fontal, made with pasteurized milk, is semi-soft and elastic, with a compact texture and very few tiny holes. Fontal cheese is the most basic table cheese and best to use for cooking, as it has a nutty and sweet flavour.
Auricchio Mozzarella & Mascarpone
Originating from the south of Italy, Auricchio mozzarella is made with whole milk and has a soft texture and sweet, delicate flavours and is packed in whey. Also available is Auricchio Mozzarella di Bufala, made from buffalo's milk in Campania. Another wonderful cheese that Auricchio has included in its range is Mascarpone; an Italian cream cheese, famous for whipping up Tiramisu.
Auricchio’s Gorgonzola D.O.P is the famous blue cheese originating from the Lombardy region in Italy. Gorgonzola is made with unskimmed pasteurized milk and is prepared by making alternate layers of hot and cold curds. The difference in temperature causes the layers to separate, leaving air pockets in which the mould will grow. Auricchio Gorgonzola is now available in two varieties Oro “Gold” which is extra creamy and Nero Piccante which has a sharper tastier flavour. Auricchio Gorgonzola Oro “Gold” is top of the range and has been aged for a minimum of 50 days which makes it creamy and soft in texture, with a sweet but slightly sharp flavour. Auricchio Gorgonzola Nero Piccante has been aged for over 3 months hence it is a far more robust version with sharp tasty flavour and has harder consistency as well as the typically crumbly texture. Gorgonzola is wrapped in foil to keep it moist. Gorgonzola is the ultimate treat when spread on crackers or bread, dressed in salads or served with pasta especially Gnocchi.
Auricchio Provolone Piccante Classico
Auricchio Provolone Piccante is Italy’s No 1 Provolone. It is a semi hard cheese produced with cows milk in the Po Valley region of Lombardy, Italy. Provolone Piccante (Classico) comes in many different sizes. All Auricchio Provolone cheeses are moulded by hand, no matter the size, shape or form.
Auricchio Provolone Dolce Mild
Often found on antipasto plates, this Provolone is produced from selected cow’s milk by using the famous “Auricchio mild rennet”, which allows it to maintain the delicacy of the milk taste in the cheese. Matured for a minimum of 4 months to produce a mild and soft table cheese, Auriccho Provolone Dolce is also ideal as a cooking ingredient.
Auricchio Provolone Provolizie
Italy's No 1 Provolone, Auricchio is now available in 200g blocks and sliced in 100g trays for consumer convenience. Available in three delicious varieties: Classico Piccante, Dolce and Dolce Smoked, these handy packs are ideal anytime of the day and the perfect ingredient for cooking.
Auricchio Provolone Giovane
Auricchio Provolone Giovane is made from 100% cows milk and aged for a period of 30 days. This young Provolone has a mild and soft texture with a delicate taste. It is a great table cheese and sandwich filler. Ideal as a cooking ingredient especially for pizza, melted onto meats or sliced in toast.
Auricchio Provolone Dolce Gusta
Italy’s No. 1 Provolone, Auricchio can now be enjoyed as part of a cheese fondue with the new Auricchio “Inforna e Gusta.” Just simply remove cheese from wrap, place in terracotta baking dish supplied and place in hot oven for 12 minutes or in the microwave. Its that easy and tastes so delicious. Hot melted Auricchio Provolone Dolce so sweet and delectable. Enjoy on its own or dip in crusty bread even raw vegetables. Auricchio Inforna e Gusta provolone is also now available on its own in individual cryovac packs (without a terracotta baking dish).
Auricchio Provolizie Spreadable Cheese
Eight spreadable cheese wedges made with Auricchio Provolone cheese. Auricchio Spreadable Provolone cheese wedges are rich, creamy and ready to top on anything, providing everyone with a convenient snacking option without sacrificing taste and perfect for anytime of the day!
Auricchio Provolone Stravecchio
The Stravecchio range of Provolone has been aged for over 14 months. This unique Provolone Piccante is available in three special types: Zuccotto, Caciocavallo and Affettato. Zuccotto and Caciocavallo refering to its shape and Affettato meaning slices. Provolone Stravecchio is made according to ancient cheese making art that requires slow aging in special chambers, and the Caciocavallo is now available in an elegant gift box.
Auricchio Grana & Reggiano
Parmigiano Reggiano - the KING of Parmesan Cheese is made in strictly defined zones, found between Parma, Modena and Reggio-Emilia hence claiming the DOC status. Aged for a minimum of 2 years, you know when it is authentic as in the case of Auricchio Reggiano as the words "reggiano" are stamped on the rind in red. Grana Padano, although made the same way is matured for a period of 12-18 months and the milk used comes from other regions with no quality controls.
Auricchio Grated Grana Padano
Our Auricchio Grana Padano is expertly crafted and now available finely grated for superior sprinkle, melt and mix. Sprinkle with gusto over your pasta, risotto, soup, vegetable and any other favourite dishes. It also melts quickly, evenly and perfectly mixes with your ingredients to add that real Auricchio Grana Padano flavour. Made with 100% Auricchio Grana Padano D.O.P cheese and is true to Auricchio Grana Padano’s bold nutty flavour and fruity aroma. The freshly grated cheese is available in convenient 1kg and 160g easy open tin with resealable lid to seal in the freshness. Use it liberally.