Cacio All’argentiera: Silversmith’s Cheese

Cacio All’argentiera: Silversmith’s Cheese

Prep Time 5 Minutes
Serves 4
Cook Time 5 Minutes
Difficulty Easy

Cacio all’argentiera is a simple Sicilian dish with exceptional taste. This recipe, served with some salad leaves and a chunk of focaccia, makes for a quick and tasty lunch.


  • 120 ml of Nudo Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 4 slices of pecorino cheese  - 1 ½ cm thick
  • 20 Taggiasche olives
  • Fresh or dried oregano
  • Red wine vinegar


Step 1
Coat the bottom of a shallow pan with the extra virgin olive oil, then place the cheese in the pan along with the olives, oregano and a little drizzle of the vinegar.
Step 2
Cook over a medium heat with a lid on until the cheese is soft, then serve immediately how you like. Great with crunchy salad leaves and some fresh bread.