San Simón da Costa cheese
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- Autonom region: Galicia
Traditional Galician cheese keeping all the traditional and ancestral manufacturing techniques intact.
This delicious cow's cheese has been made in the shape of a pear, top or bullet, similar to "tetilla" but rather taller. It is curdled with rennet from a pig's stomach and, after maturing for at least sixty days, it is smoked with birch wood. Its has a yellow/ochre greasy rind. Inside, it is compact, quite hard, yellow in colour tending towards strawish and with a slightly smoked, spicy flavour. It is very tasty, not very fatty and not at all salty. It is a cheese that is between mild and medium mature and is eaten as a dessert or aperitif. It is sold with the label recognised by the Designation of Origin.
Information om produkten
- Typ av produkt: Others
- Säsong: It is made all year round.
- Ursprung: The production area includes two places in the province of Lugo: Villalba (San Simón da Costa, Samarugo, Vilapedre and Moreda (Lanzós)) and Murás (Balsa and Viveiró).
- Rekommenderad dryck: Crianza and young reds.
Information om näringsvärdet
- Energy: Average
- Cholesterol: Average
- Anmärkningar: Rich in calcium, protein and fat.