Babia y Laciana cheese
Babia y Laciana is a fresh or matured artisan cheese, made from whole goats’ milk in the Babia Laciana valley (León). In particular, it is produced in the villages of Cabuelles, Cacabillos, San Félix de Arce, Genestrosa, La Mujúa, of Peñalba Sillero, Quintanilla de Babia, La Riera, Robles, San Felix Arce, Sosas def Laciana, Torrebarrio, El Villar de Santiago and Villaseca Laciana.
The cheese can be fresh or matured. The fresh version is white, with a buttery texture and an acid flavour and is eaten just a few days after production. When matured, it has a rough bluish-green mouldy rind and the taste is more acidic than when fresh.
Having a cylindrical shape, the cheese has a diameter of about 15 cm, is 5 or 6 cm tall and weighs approximately 500 g to 1 kg.
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