São Jorge cheese

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São Jorge
Queijo São Jorge inteiro.jpg
Country of origin Portugal
Source of milk Cows
Pasteurised No
Texture semi-hard
Certification PDO 1996

São Jorge cheese (Portuguese: queijo São Jorge) is a hard/semi-hard cheese from the Portuguese island of São Jorge, located in the Azores.

Ingredients[edit]

It is made from unpasteurised cow's milk, and the pâte has small eyes.

It has a Protected Geographical Status (PDO) certification.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ EU PDO Status - S.Jorge (accessed 30 May 2009)