|Place of origin||Germany|
|Region or state||Bavaria|
|Main ingredients||Aged soft cheese (usually Camembert), butter, paprika powder, salt, pepper, beer|
Obatzda [ˈoːbatsdɐ] (also spelt Obazda and Obatzter) is a Bavarian cheese delicacy. It is prepared by mixing two thirds aged soft cheese, usually Camembert (Romadur or similar cheeses may be used as well) and one third butter.
Sweet or hot paprika powder, salt and pepper are the traditional seasonings, as well as a small amount of beer. An optional amount of onions, garlic, horseradish, cloves and ground or roasted caraway seeds may be used and some cream or cream cheese as well. The cheeses and spices are mixed together into a more or less smooth mass according to taste. It is usually eaten spread on bread or pretzels. Obatzda is a classic example of Bavarian biergarten food.
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- EU PGI Certification information (Accessed Nov/2015).
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