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Origin: Asturias

Gross Weight: 0.45 Kg. aprox.

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Afuegalpitu Red Ca Sanchu

Pasteurized milk / cow

Ca Sanchu is one of the most famous cheese from Asturias and pitu Afuega'l has always rewarded of the Morcín competition. Again during 2009 as this that has led many in the 4 categories in the competition. Nothing less than first two, a third and a second!

Premios Ca Sanchu 2009

In the neighborhood "The Pumariega" both, close to grade, is where its facilities for many years used as a raw material that exploits livestock own good pasture in the area.

Ca Sanchu

Respects the method of preparation on the family tradition by following the old ways learned from Maria Sabel of Ca Florentu Cubias, mother of Filomena, the current maintainer.

It is creamy with less dryness and astringency that of other dairies in the area. Although the red variety, its flavor is extraordinary, something more up to the target. With the joy that gives you the smoky and spicy paprika.

Quesu

The Afuega'l pitu is a unique cheese in the world. In fact it is considered one of the oldest and traditional cheeses from Asturias which was being prepared in all the farmhouses for the simple process of spontaneous curd.

Since 1981, and continuously, has been held in Foz de Morcín the first Sunday after the January 17 Certamen Pitu Cheese Afuega'l more important.

Such events help to increase the fame of this cheese, which is now considered the second best-selling after Cabrales Asturias. And Grade Morcín are renowned producers of Afuega'l Pitu and ambassadors of the rich cheese not only our region but outside of Spain. Countries like U.S., Japan or Germany are receiving countries where cheese is having a good acceptance.

Covered by Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) has two main variants. The variant is carried out once hierarchical curd milk, passing it augers (molds) with garfilla, serum goes through the holes of the mold. The draining is slow, there is only pressed itself.

Are left in the molds 24 hours. After this time are passed to other smaller molds and pouring salt road salt over the surface of the cheese. Other past 24 hours are passed to the ripening chamber where about 30 days elapse before marketing.

Afuegalpitu rojo

Introduction: Red hierarchical. Whole piece wrapped in plastic film to contribute to the better preservation and maturation of this very special and delicate cheese.

Shelf life: 6 months.

Weight: 300 grams

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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 14 May, 2009.
 
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