Abertam is a traditional Czech farmhouse hard cheese made from ewes’ milk. It has the shape of an irregular ball with a thin yellow to orange natural rind. It is used as a table cheese or for melting.
The cheese is made in Karlovy Vary, the famous spa town. The natural pastures of this mountainous part of Bohemia provide the sheep with a rich diet that is revealed in the robust flavour of the hard pressed cheese. The cheese matures in two months.
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