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The Pecorino Romano P.D.O.* is made with fresh whole sheep milk from herds that are raised freely in very specific regions of Italy, following ancient traditions that shepherds continue to adhere to still today. Accounting for 95% of the milk production, the Sardinian sheep is a breed well-known for its rusticity and adaptability. The benefits of the Pecorino Romano P.D.O. * have been recognized as far back as the time of the ancient Romans, with its production process staying constant for centuries. It is a hard cheese with a typical aroma and spicy taste. Its production is limited to the regions of Sardinia, Lazio, and the province of Grosseto in Tuscany. An authentic Pecorino Romano P.D.O. *can be recognized by a mark on the cheese’s crust that certifies the origin and quality. The past that accompanies the present as well as the future of Sardinia are inextricably linked to the Pecorino Romano. Pecorino Romano P.D.O. *, a cheese that has made history. The term “pecorini” in Italian means cheese made from sheep’s milk. (*) The production of Pecorino Romano is limited to the regions of Sardinia, Lazio, and the Grosseto province in Tuscany.