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La Cueva del Abuelo Semi-cured Manchego

Manchego is a popular cheese in Spain often used on the table and served with bread and a little olive oil. It is also a great grilling cheese, often used in grilled sandwiches and flatbreads. It's often used on pizzas and even to make a manchego cheesecake!

Sheep's milk

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Sheep's milk. 3 months aging. Semi-hard.

Manchego is a semi-hard, buttery cheese with a wax rind. The cheese's interior is firm and dense and ivory in colour. Aged for 3 months, it has a rich, and slightly salty with a distinctive nutty flavour.

Keep refrigerated at 2°C-8°C.

Energy, 1702kj/410kcal
Fat (g), 34g
-of which: Saturates (g), 24g
Carbohydrate (g), 1.9g
-of which: Sugar (g), 0.5g
Protein (g), 25g
Salt (g), 1.3g

Ingredients: Pasteurised manchega sheep's milk, salt, firming agent: calcium chloride, rennet, lactic ferments and preservative: lysozyme (from egg).

Rind: Preservative: E-235 and colourings: E-150a and E-160b(ii). 50% fat i.d.m. Rind not edible.

About Spanish Cheese S.L.

Spanish Cheese S.L. is a dairy industry established in Albacete, on lands geographically belonging to the Protected Designation of Origin of Manchego cheese. Sheeps of the Manchega breed have grazed in our surroundings for centuries. Their milk is the only one that can be used to obtain one of the most precious foods in our region and in all of Spain: Manchego PDO cheese.

They initially owe their success to the renowned quality of their Manchego PDO cheese, awarded by the International Taste Institute of Brussels with its highest prize, Superior Taste Award, the three stars.