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Tetilla

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Country: Spain
Region: Galicia
Texture: Semi-Soft
Type of Milk: Cow
Aging time: 30-60 Days
Pasteurized: Yes

Tetilla cheese is a DO cows milk Spanish Cheese produced in the Galicia region of north west Spain. Its name in the local dialect is queixo de Tetilla. This cheese named after the shape it is formed in, a woman's breast. The milk used comes from the "rubia gallega" cow, a cow indigenous to the region in Spain. Its texture is creamy and somewhat elastic and its flavor is very mild with a tangy finish. Because it is a young cheese, it has flavor characteristics typical to fresh cheeses.

 

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