Queso de Peñamellera cheese
Peñamellera Is produced in the Asturian area of the same name, mainly using cows’ milk, but occasionally goats’ or ewes’ milk is added to strengthen the flavour. The milk is heated to about 30 degrees, rennet is added and the cheese is cut and strained. It is then poured into moulds and salted.
The cheese is left to dry on hazel twigs, which gives the rind a characteristic rough texture. It takes 10-15 days to mature and at this stage, the rind has become yellowish-white in colour. The interior had a yellowish colour and is compact, with small holes. The taste is rather strong, slightly acid, with a slightly bitter aftertaste.
The cheeses are small, being about 10 cm in diameter and about 4 cm high.
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