Cut & Share Recipe: Risotto with Pecorino Toscano DOP and Prosciutto Toscano DOP

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These two icons of the Tuscan food and wine traditions can be used to enrich the taste of several recipes. Pecorino Toscano DOP, produced solely from sheep’s milk, can be found in the fresh (soft) and matured (semi-hard) versions. The two varieties can be defined with two, almost opposite, characteristics: delicate, yet with temperament, and unlike other Italian sheep’s milk cheeses, Pecorino Toscano DOP is milder and more harmonious. Prosciutto Toscano DOP is made exclusively from fresh pigs’ legs in facilities located in Tuscany, its meat is then dry cured, using salt, pepper, and the natural herbs and aromas of the region. The resulting flavour is characteristic: delicate and masterfully heightened by the special aromas of Tuscany, which have made Prosciutto Toscano DOP famous around the world. 

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RECIPE: Risotto with Vermentino di Bolgheri

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Carnaroli Rice

White Onion

Vegetable Stock

Vermentino di Bolgheri


Pecorino Toscano DOP

Prosciutto Toscano DOP

Salt and Pepper to taste


Toast the rice in a pan with butter and finely chopped onion. Add the Vermentino di Bolgheri and let it evaporate.

Cook the rice by adding the stock little by little and continue stirring for about 15 minutes.

With the fire off, whisk risotto with butter and Pecorino Toscano DOP.

Garnish with Prosciutto Toscano DOP strips and serve.

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