What Is Manchego Cheese?


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Manchego cheese is a Spanish cheese that comes from the La Mancha region. The cheese is made from sheep's milk and is aged between 60 days and 2 years. For example, Boar's Head brand Manchego cheese is typically aged for 12 months.

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What Is Manchego Cheese?
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Manchego cheese is a hard, crumbling cheese that has a creamy flavor that is not too strong. It is produced in barrel-shaped molds. The color of the cheese ranges from white to light yellow. Manchego cheese has a yellow or brown rind that is inedible. It can be eaten with sweet foods such as quince or savory foods such as dry salami.

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