This is a ‘Denominación de Origen Protegida’ goats' milk cheese and is produced in villages east of Trujillo in the province of Cáceres in Spain's Extremadura. It has a cylindrical shape and it's height varies between 5 and 9 cm. The cheeses typically weigh between 650 g and 1.2 kg and have a semi-hard, smooth rind. The natural colour of the rind is greyish, but if rubbed in oil, it is an ochre-yellow. It can also be orangey-red if it has been coated in paprika
The cheese itself is pale yellow, semi-hard and has a soft, buttery and moist texture. It also has a few small holes. The aroma varies from mild to moderate, and is characteristic of a goats' milk cheese made from raw milk. It’s taste is buttery, slightly acidic, moderately spicy, slightly salty, and has a mild goaty aftertaste.
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