Kefalotyri Saganaki

Aphrodite
14/6 OZ
12783
Kefalotyri is the oldest traditional hard cheese made in Greece. Will Studd has selected this authentic handmade example from the Epirus region in northwestern Greece produced from a combination of both sheep and goat milk.

Aphrodite Kefalotyri Goat & Sheep cheese is similar to Kefalograviera and best known in the dish Saganaki (translated as pan in Greek). This classic Kefalotyri is hand-made specially for Will Studd in the small town of Alymros in Central Greece, using a traditional recipe combining ewes and goats milk. When pan-fried in thick slices, the combination of non-bovine milks produces a dish with a delicious brown crust, rich, moist texture, and lingering savory finish. Simply serve with a squeeze of lemon! It can also be grated on top of many dishes to melt, including mac & cheese and pasta, and its ideal for grill season in a salad or burger, or as part of any Mediterranean or Middle Eastern spread. Fresh milk is collected on a seasonal basis from animals that freely forage on the natural vegetation growing on the steep, rugged mountain slopes. After pressing and brine salting, the cheese is ripened for 3-4 months until the hard, slightly irregular texture has developed a mild distinctively herbaceous tang.

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SKU 12783
Package Type Pre-packaged
Brand Name Aphrodite
Ingredients Pasteurized sheep and goat's milk, sea salt, culture, animal rennet
Milk Source Goat, Sheep
Rennet Type Animal
Rind Type Not Applicable
Milk Treatment Pasteurized
Country Greece
Unit Size 14/6 OZ
Dietary & Lifestyle GMO Free, Grass-Fed
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