The Extremadura cake is one of the most representative cheeses of Spanish gastronomy that we can find in the market. It is a unique product for its characteristics that make cheese lovers crazy, and is that both its flavor, its texture, as everything that surrounds this fantastic Extremadura cheese, make it a special cheese that everyone likes.
A very particular cheese with various variants It is a cheese without denomination of origin, and although this may seem negative, it is not at all, on the contrary, in the case of Extremadura cake this makes it more interesting because you can find many more variants and particularities in this type of cheese. It is a cheese, which as its name suggests, comes from the area of Extremadura. It is produced in various municipalities and is typical of the whole country, but especially around this province. Its elaboration is normally produced from raw sheep's milk, vegetable rennet and common salt, its minimum ripening period is approximately 60 days. It can be found in different textures according to its maturation, with a very soft texture, perfect for spreading, soft but with a creamy texture also great for eating spread, and finally hard, already becoming a typical cheese to eat in slices. this presentation being the least frequent to find. The Extremadura cake is a perfect cheese to present on small toasts or directly in the center of a table to share and with peaks or breads to spread.