Thursday, July 12, 2018

pico -

Pico is a cheese that comes from the Pico area, one of the islands of the Azores Islands in Portugal. Pico cheese is light yellow and has a soft texture. The shape of this cheese is round with a weight of 0.5 to 1 kilogram.

The diameter of the cheese is 18 centimeters while the height is about 2.5 centimeters. The taste of Pico cheese is a bit salty and sour. This cheese can melt well so widely used for cooking. In addition, this cheese is also often eaten with bread.

Pico cheese is produced using raw cow's milk. Once the curd is obtained then the water is dried. After that, the cheese is salted and matured for 15 days.