Melis Edirne White Cheese

£5.99
£6.49
(500G)
Cow's Milk
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£6.49

One of the most famous cheeses in Turkey is White Edirne Cheese. It is a city produces many cheese products. It is full-fat highly sought, stiffed and the texture is pretty soft and leaves that creaminess while eating.

It is know that approximately 2000 tons of cheese were produced per year in Thrace in 1930s and more than half of them were produced in Edirne.

Edirne white cheese has a unique form of construction.

Firstly, milk is boiled up to 70 degrees. Then it is cooled up to 30 degrees and fermented. Fermentation warmth varies according to the weather condition. 90 minutes later, its curd develops. It is taken to mangling linen and left to be filtered. This process lasts approximately 3-5 hours then it is salty water down as molded and juxtaposes into basins. It is sent to ice house. It takes its flavor within 45 days and is ready to be sold and offered for sale.