A Taste of Basque Heritage – Smoked Raw Sheep Cheese
Delight in the essence of Basque tradition with “Etxegarai” Smoked Raw Sheep Cheese, an homage to historic farmhouses nestled high in the Basque mountain range.
Named after the iconic farmsteads, “Etxegarai” cheese echoes the past, where shepherds preserved their cheese near nocturnal fires. This ancient practice infused the wheels with a captivating smoky essence, etching a distinct flavor profile into the heart of the cheese.
Light Sharpness and Fruity Nuances
“Etxegarai” cheese boasts a gentle sharpness accompanied by notes of fruitiness. Its unique character offers a prominent sheepy taste harmonized by subtle wisps of smoke, culminating in a taste journey that resonates with the Basque terroir.
Storage & Care
Experience the full spectrum of flavors by serving this cheese at room temperature. For optimal preservation, maintain it within its vacuum pack, resting in the refrigerator to uphold a constant, cool atmosphere. Once unveiled, encase it in plastic wrap before nestling it back into the fridge to preserve its essence.
Culinary Versatility Unleashed
Let your culinary creativity flourish with this versatile cheese that elevates various dishes. From enriching pastas to enhancing salads and sandwiches, the “Etxegarai” Smoked Raw Sheep Cheese brings its exceptional taste to your culinary creations.
Harnessing the purity of raw sheep’s milk, this cheese embraces a journey of taste with the addition of salt, animal enzyme, cheese cultures, and egg white lysozyme. Note that the rind is not meant for consumption.
Elevate your gastronomic experience with the “Etxegarai” Smoked Raw Sheep Cheese, a testament to tradition and innovation interwoven in every bite.