Ricotta and pecorino Sauce - Cascina S. Cassiano

290 g
$13.50

290g. Tasty tomato sauce with Ricotta and Pecorino cheese. Ideal to season pasta dishes. 

The sauce is ready to be poured directly onto freshly drained pasta. To enhance the quality of the ingredients, it is advisable to heat it over a low heat or in the microwave, after opening the jar and removing the capsule. Try it also on bread or as a sauce for stewed foods.

Tomato sauce prepared with Italian tomatoes only and with 2 typical Italian kinds of cheese, ricotta and pecorino. Ricotta is a cheese produced from the times of the Egyptians and the Sumerians. Then it was used a lot even in the Greek and Roman times until the Middle Ages when it seems to temporarily disappear. It will be San Francesco to reintroduce it, according to Christian myths, at the end of the XII century, teaching its production to the shepherds. Pecorino Romano is a cheese that has millennial origins. Already in 48 BC, Virgil, describing its nutritional properties. Virgil suggests that every Roman soldier had to consume 27 grams per day. Thanks to its nutritional properties and easy to transport and storage, its transformation technique spread over the centuries in Tuscany and Sardinia.

Cascina San Cassiano was born in 1990 in the heart of “Langhe”, in Alba in Piedmont region (Italy).

The Langhe is an extensive hilly system that since 2014 have been officially included in the list of World Heritage property (UNESCO); the characteristic hills of this area, at the foot of the Alps, are dedicated to the production of great wines such as Barolo and Barbaresco, to the cultivation of excellent agricultural products such as the best hazelnut in the world and delicious fruit, and to the collection of one of the most delicious and expensive products of the world, the White Alba Truffle.

Alba is the capital of this territory with important wine-making and viticulture centres, collection and processing centres of the Tonda Gentile delle Langhe Hazelunt and the place where the International Alba White Truffle Fair takes place. Moreover, this territory has developed an established food and wine tourism known all over the world, thus increasing an excellent interest in the Langhe and Piedmont cuisine.

The beauty and culture for good food of our land inspire us every day and moves our passion for the production of quality products.