Biancospino is a soft, goats' milk cheese from Sardinia and is produced in Tertenia and Nurri (province of Nuoro) and San Nicolò Gerrei (province of Cagliari). Other ingredients include goat milk enzymes, rennet, penicillium candidum and salt.
The cheese is white, soft and creamy with a pleasant and delicate flavour and aroma. After a maturing for 15-30 days, it develops a white, bloomy rind and weighs 200g. It is cylindrical in shape.
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