What is Primo Sale cheese?
Primo Sale is an Italian sheep's milk cheese from Sicily or Sardinia. This semi-hard cheese has a distinctively sharp, creamy flavor with a crumbly, dense texture. The name itself literally translate to "first salt," which is a reference to the aging process of the cheese.
What types of Primo Sale cheese are there?
Primo Sale cheeses are typically round and rindless, imprinted with patterns from the baskets in which they were aged. Supermarket Italy carries Sicilian Primo Sale infused with all types of flavors, from sun-dried tomato to pistachio. Crumble this cheese over salads and soups or enjoy it as part of a cheese board.