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Afuega'l Pitu Red PDO Cheese

Updated on 8 June 2022

Afuega'l Pitu Red PDO Cheese

100% traditional delicacy

The Afuega'l Pitu is a fatty cheese that can be fresh or aged, made with whole cow's milk of the Friesian or Asturian de los Valles breeds and their crosses, with a soft paste obtained by lactic coagulation, reddish-orange in color when it has paprika. This cheese is listed in the written documentation at least since the XNUMXth century as a tax payment currency. Since 2008 it has the Protected Designation of Origin of the European Union.

5,90 VAT included

9999 in stock

Weight: pieces of 315 gr. approx.
Ingredients: whole cow's milk and paprika.
Features: Truncated conical shape, without kneading and red color. Natural rind, variable consistency depending on the degree of maturation of the cheese and the addition of paprika.
Fresh acidic and lactic flavors and aromas are appreciated, reminiscent of butter, which evolve with hints of yeast. In the first stages of maturation, a rather soft and adherent texture is also appreciated that does not allow a clean cut easily with a knife.
Conservation: keep refrigerated between 4º and 6º.
allergens: contains lactose.
Accompaniment: goes well with everything. With fruit or jam, with pasta, with anchovies or ham, it comes in handy to brighten up salads, pizzas, desserts or a good cachopo.

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Cheese made in Asturias.
Handcrafted elaboration.


Quality certificate

Description

Cheese Factory El Viso, Rooms
El Viso cheeses are made with milk from their own cows, which are fed with pastures produced on their farms to which the animals are taken daily. Milking takes place twice a day, approximately every twelve hours. This milk is subjected to a daily analytical control by the Asturias inter-dairy laboratory (LILA), where bacteriology, somatic cells, fats, proteins are analyzed ... All the animals are in turn health controlled.

Quality mark: Artisan cheesemakers.

Other Information

Weight 0.41 kg

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