The Azeitão cheese produced by Victor Fernandes - Artisan Cheesery has a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) that guarantees a quality and autencity certification.
is produced by slow draining the curd after coagulation of raw sheep's milk, by the action of a thistle infusion, providing a truly unique mixture of sour, salty and spicy flavor.
It has a cure time of at least 20 days. The end result is achieved with a butterly cheese paste, creamy, slightly yellowish, which slowly deforms. The aroma and flavor are typical, clean and unmistakable!
Should be served at room temperature. If stored in the refrigerator, you must withdraw 2 hours before in the winter, in summer it is enough 30 minutes. Accompany with a good local wine and homemade bread or neutral flavored toasties. - Producer
Type of Cure:Creamy
Approximate weight :270 g
Ingredients:Raw Sheep's Milk, Salt and Thistle.
Average Nutrition Declaration per 100g: Energy: 304 Kcal / 1261 Kj Lipids: 24 g of which Saturated Fat Acids: 19 g Carbohydrates: 7.8 g of which Sugars: 7.8 g Proteins: 14.19 g Salt: 1.57 g