What is truffled pecorino cheese?
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Just so, what is truffle cheese?
Truffle cheese is any type of cheese that has been flavored with truffles, a culinary fungus that grows underground and is highly prized by chefs and foodies. Truffles have an earthy, garlicky, nutty flavor and are aromatic (some might say pungent).
Subsequently, question is, is truffle cheese healthy? Truffles boast an impressive nutrient profile and are high in many important vitamins and minerals. In fact, they're high in carbs, protein and fiber and contain both saturated and unsaturated fatty acids, as well as micronutrients, such as vitamin C, phosphorus, sodium, calcium, magnesium, manganese and iron ( 1 ).
One may also ask, what is Pecorino Tartufo?
Pecorino al Tartufo is an Italian, raw, sheep's milk cheese encrusted with small specks of white and black truffles from the area between Volterra and San Miniato.
Is truffle cheese vegetarian?
All of the ingredients used in the cheese making process are vegetarian (including the rennet). The cheese has a striking line of black truffle running through the middle, which allows both the cheese and the black truffle to express their natural complexities, without overpowering each other.