The cheese weighs about 300g and has a diameter of 6-7 cm wide and is kneaded. The rind is golden yellow to golden brown and the interior is yellowish-greenish white. It has an oily, shiny texture which is quite fibrous.
Parenica is a semi-firm, non-ripening, semi-fat, steamed and usually smoked cheese, although the non-smoked version is also produced. Parenica is cream and yellow in color, which is darkened by steaming. The cheese is produced in strips, which are woven into snail-like spirals.
The name comes from the Slovak word for steaming. Parenica is a protected trade name under the EU's protected geographical indication.
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