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Country of originRomania
Source of milkSheep
PasteurisedTraditionally, no
TextureSemi hard
CertificationRomanian Cașcaval have PDO status since 2005.

Penteleu or Cașcaval de Penteleu is the name of a Romanian cheese[1] made with sheep milk [2] from the region of Northern Dobruja.[3][dubious ] It is made using the same process as caşcaval, and can be consumed as a table cheese or it can be used to complement traditional Romanian dishes such as mamaliga.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "The Complete Book of Cheese". Robert Carlton Brown.
  2. ^ "Tout Un Fromage" (in French).
  3. ^ "Central European Cheeses".

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