What is manchego cheese? About the ingredient manchego cheese. Including 10 recipes with manchego cheese, and where to find it.
Manchego is a cheese made in the La Mancha region of Spain from the milk of sheep of the Manchega breed, which is aged for between 60 days and two years.
Manchego has a firm and compact consistency and a buttery texture, and often contains small, unevenly-distributed air pockets. The colour of the cheese varies from white to ivory-yellow, and the inedible rind from yellow to brownish beige. The cheese has a distinctive flavour, well developed but not too strong, creamy with a slight piquancy, and leaves an aftertaste that is characteristic of sheep’s milk.
Manchego cheese is usually found in the cheeses section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
|British (UK) term:||Manchego cheese|
|en français:||fromage manchego|
|en español:||queso manchego|
There are 10 recipes that contain this ingredient.
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