Kalathaki of Limnos cheese
- Geographical area
The island of Lymnos. The cheese is produced using traditional technology exclusively from the milk of sheep and goats of the defined geographical area. The sheep and goats are reared traditionally and are fully-adapted to the environment. Their diet is based on the flora of the area.
The milk is coagulated at 33-34C and the curd broken up after 45-60 minutes. This is followed by draining and biological souring in special moulds (wicker) which give the cheese its characteristic sculptured shape. After removal from the moulds the cheeses are given a surface salting before being placed in tins containing a 6-8% sodium chloride brine solution. The cheeses are ripened at a temperature of 14-18C for 3 weeks and then at a temperature of 60C until 2 months of ripening is completed.
Reference: The European Commission
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