Cheese of the month June 2018: Serra da Estrela from Vale da Estrela, Centro de Portugal

It’s rare that a cheese that’s so hard to find as Serra da Estrela, from the eponymous mountains in the heart of Portugal nevertheless has so many fans. A pilgrimage to its origin had long been high on my list – and it’s finally happened! » Weiterlesen…

Cheese of the month September 2015: Brački Ovčji Sir, sheep’s milk cheese from the Croatian island Brač

Once again the continually growing Heinzelcheese network provided the cheese of the month, from cheese shores far away I have never been to (and now want to visit urgently, better sooner than later…). My friend Paula returned from a family trip to Croatia with a wheel of cheese that spoke of sheep in a stony karst landscape, with macchia shrubs instead of lush pastures; the whole setting surrounded by the blue Adriatic sea. Brač is the third largest islands off the Croatian coast. » Weiterlesen…