Majorero Semi-Cured Cheese from the Canary Islands - 8 Ounces$13.95
- Mild and nutty with a creamy taste
- Named World’s Best Goat’s Milk Cheese in 2018
- Semi-aged for 60 days, firm texture
- From Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands
- 100% Majorero goat's milk
- Size - 8 oz/225 gr wedge
From the sunny Canary Islands comes this remarkable cheese. Each bite is firm and rich with a mild, nutty flavor and notes of butter and almonds. The hearty Majorero breed of goats forages the arid countryside eating aromatic plants, such as thyme and rosemary, which lend subtle undertones to the cheese. Serve with a glass of sparkling Cava or refreshing white wine.
The artisans at Maxorata creamery have earned fame for the cheeses of this tiny island. In fact, this semi-cured version won the award for World’s Best Goat’s Milk Cheese at the prestigious 2018 World Championship Cheese Contest in Wisconsin. We agree with the judges, this beautifully balanced cheese is one of our very favorites.
Majorero goats originated in the Canary Islands (one of Spain’s provinces) and thrive in the harsh, dry landscape of Fuerteventura Island. They wander the open countryside, feeding on wild plants. The resulting milk is rich and flavorful with a complexity you won't find with farm sourced milk.
The cheesemakers at Maxorata carefully press the cheese curds into a traditional shape, creating a dense texture with tiny air pockets. The cheese is aged at least 60 days to create a semi-firm cheese that is milder than the more aged version.
Serve this very special cheese at room temperature with fruit, almonds and a dry white or sparkling wine.
Pasteurized Majorero goat's milk, rennet, lactic cultures and salt. Inedible rind.
Serving size 1oz (28g/1 inch cube). Servings per container varied. Calories 130. Total fat 11g (14%), Saturated fat 8g (38%), Cholesterol 10mg (4%), Sodium 150mg (8%), Total carbohydrate 1g (0%), Protein 7g. Calcium 140mg (11%), Iron 2%, Potassium 84mg (0%). Not a significant source of trans fat, dietary fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C. *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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