Thursday, July 12, 2018

roncal -

Roncal is a cheese from a region of the same name in Spain and is made using pasteurized sheep's milk. There are seven villages in the Roncal valley in the Navarre area that produce this cheese.

This cheese is the first Spanish cheese certified and protected by DO (Denominacion de Origen). The shape of Roncal cheese is a cylinder with a brown or straw-colored skin. It weighs between 1 to 3 kilograms.

The color of this cheese is yellow whitish. Roncal cheese has some small holes in the inside. The milk used to make Roncal cheese must come from Latxa and Navarre sheep. The young Roncal cheese is often eaten with bread. In addition, this cheese is also often used for roasting with vegetables or meat.