Valdeón artisan blue cheese wrapped in leaves made with cow's and goat's milk. Its maturation is long, reaching the point between semi-cured and cured.
It has a rough and irregular bark, of dark gray tones and with small red and bluish spots. The paste has a soft texture and pale yellow color, full of small cavities where a white and blue-green mold is concentrated. A cheese that is wrapped with plaganu leaves, recovering the existing tradition in northern Spain of wrapping blue cheeses in this type of leaves. Intense, salty and spicy flavor, more pronounced when the ripening time is longer. Good persistence of flavors.
You can buy this cheese in 550 g quarts. approximately.
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|Weight||550 grs aprox|
|Milk||Cow and goat|
|Flavour intensity||Medium to strong|
|Geographical area||Castilla León|
|Pairing||Todo tipo de panes, crackers y tostas.|
|Kind of milk||Pasteurized|
This León delicacy is possibly the only or one of the only artisan cheeses that is marketed with all the sanitary guarantees wrapped in leaves. To the traditional way. With an intense flavor that is accentuated as the cheese evolves, it is a cheese that lasts very little in household cheesemaking. Very unctuous in character, it is used for a multitude of culinary applications.
The Picos de Europa cheese factory is located in Posada de Valdeón, the main town in the Valdeón valley, in the heart of the Picos de Europa National Park. They are the third generation of a family business founded in the 70s. Valdeón's Blue Cheese is his generational legacy and his best kept secret. The production of Blue Cheese is one of our legacies and the way to authenticate it is the seal of the Protected Geographical Indication (PGI). In this way, they intend to consolidate a traditional product with an essential presence in Leonese gastronomy.
Ingredients: Pasteurized cow's milk (min. 80%) and goat (min. 10%), salt, dairy cultures, stabilizer (calcium chloride) and rennet.
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