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Smoked cheese


In Calidad Gourmet, your online food store, in addition to sheep’s cheese, cow’s cheese, goat cheese, mix and blue cheese, you can also find smoked cheeses made from sheep’s milk or cow’s milk. As its name suggests the smoked cheese is obtained mainly using the technique of smoking in cheeses. In this way, cheeses with an orange-colored bark are obtained
The shepherds of Idiazábal tell us that, in order to smoke, it is advisable that they be in contact with smoke, but not directly with the flame, because the heat makes them sweat and lose fat. But why are the cheeses smoked? They say that formerly the huts or shacks that were in the mountain had no windows, they had a single entrance and exit door, so when the fire was lit to heat whatever it was smoked everything in the house.