Penteleu

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Penteleu
Penteleu.jpg
Country of origin Romania
Town Penteleu
Source of milk Sheep
Pasteurised Traditionally, no
Texture Semi hard
Certification Romanian Cașcaval have PDO status since 2005.

Penteleu or Caşcaval 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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