So, I’ve been in Spain for about 6 months now and I’m just not finding any cheese worth writing about. Manchego seems to be about the best cheese produced here. I’m off to France in a couple of weeks… perhaps there. Send me suggestions!
If I hadn’t looked at the label, I would have sworn this was a goats milk cheese as I took a bite (the label said cows milk). And in fact, it is goat cheese because during my research, I discovered that Patacabra means “goat’s leg”. This has taught me to not trust every label at the cheesemongers! [...]
Well, I may have come across another cheese to add to my favorites list. Not only is this cheese lovely to look at because of the pattern in the rind, it has a deep buttery flavor and dry, flaky texture. The color of the cheese was pale yellow. The overwhelming flavor that came to mind [...]
Don’t you just love the name of this Spanish cheese? Looking at the photo you might think this falls into the category of a washed rind cheese, and no doubt the name gives the first clue as to what the rind might be washed in — alcohol, of course — in this case, red wine. [...]