Pecora=sheep. Pecorino=Italian hard cheese made from ewes milk. This traditional cheese is made entirely from the organic and pasteurised milk of a herd of a 1000 free grazing sheep in central Sardinia and has matured for 6 months. You can taste their rich and herby diet in this slightly pungent hard cheese. Less salty than cousin Pecorino Romano it is delicious grated over any pasta dish.