MANCHEGO CHEESE

Manchego Cheese

Manchego is the best known and most widely available Spanish cheese.  It comes from La Mancha, the land of Don Quixote, and was originally made only from the milk of Manchego sheep.  Manchego is aged for 3 months or longer, and is a semi-firm cheese with a rich golden color.  It comes in a 10 inch diameter wheel, 5 inches thick with a herringbone design on the rind.  It ranges from mild to sharp, depending on how long it is aged.

 

 

 

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