Definition of pecorino
: any of various cheeses of Italian origin made from sheep's milk
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Kassling expects the menu to include six specialty pizzas, including the New Haven original tomato pie, with tomato sauce, oregano and only a sprinkle of pecorino.
Diners can choose their own toppings for the 13-inch pizzas or pick one of nine pies, such as the Spicy Pep ($15, Underground Meats ghost pepper pepperoni, caramelized cipollini onions, fresh mozzarella, pecorino and spicy tomato sauce).
Meanwhile, on a rimmed baking sheet, toss bread with 2 tablespoons oil and pecorino Romano; season with salt and pepper.
The earthiness of a young pecorino or a manchego goes nicely with the scallions’ sweetness.
The pizza is pretty much a giant chicken meatball, smooshed down and topped with tomato sauce and mozzarella, pecorino and parmesan cheeses.
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