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Manchego Spanish Sheep Cheese, Aged 3 Months

from Spain by El Hidalgo
Item description Temp Price per LB* Price* Qty Sku
8 oz cut portion chilled $11.57 $5.78 2206602
1 lb cut portion chilled $11.57 $11.57 2206603
3 lbs whole chilled $11.57 $34.71 2206601
4 x 3 lb whole pieces chilled $10.42 $125.04 2206604

Manchego Spanish Sheep Cheese, Aged 3 Months

With its distinctive flavor profile, Manchego offers a singularly delicious taste. Tangy and nutty with hints of caramel and butterscotch, it’s a favorite among cheese lovers everywhere. Aged for anywhere from a few months to over a year, this Spanish cheese ranges in flavor and texture, with the older varieties offering a more pronounced and complex profile. Dense and chewy with a delightful taste that lingers on the palate, for a taste of this classic cheese at its finest, try the Manchego from El Hidalgo!

Manchego cheese is a versatile choice that can be used in a variety of dishes. Most commonly used in traditional Spanish recipes such as paella and tortilla Española. It can also be used as a topping for salads, pizzas, and sandwiches. The cheese pairs well with cured meats such as chorizo and serrano ham, as well as with fruit and nuts. Manchego cheese is also an excellent cheese for wine pairing. Its nutty and slightly tangy flavor complements a variety of red and white wines, including Rioja, Chianti, and Sauvignon Blanc.

What is Manchego Cheese?

Originating from the La Manch region of Spain, Manchego is a traditional sheep cheese renowned for its distinctive flavor profile and texture. Made from the milk of Manchega sheep using traditional cheesemaking techniques, it is aged for varying periods of time. This manchego cheese from El Hidalgo is aged for 3 months prior to packaging, giving it a more mild flavor than older varieties.

One of culinary history’s older recipes, this Spanish cheese has been around for centuries and is widely believed to date back over 2,000 years. Traditionally made by nomadic shepherds, today it is produced in modern facilities, but many of the ancient techniques for making the cheese have been passed down and are still implemented today.

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Name: Blue Cheese, Manchego
Milk Type: Sheep
Texture: Semi Hard
Type: Aged
Origin: Spanish
Shape: Wheel

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Questions and Answers

Q:Is this cheese madr from raw milk? I am only interested in goat or sheep milk cheeses,that are raw,not pasteurized
A:The milk used is pasteurized.

Product Pricing and Weight Specifications

This product is priced by the lb. shipped, and you will be charged based on the actual weight of the item shipped, by the price per lb for the product. The total price your shopping cart shows is an estimated charge. You will not be charged until the product ships, based on the weight that is shipped. The chart below shows estimated weight ranges and actual prices per lb. for this item.

Sku Item description Item weight range Price per lb
2206602 8 oz cut portion 0.45 lbs. - 0.55 lbs. $11.57
2206602 8 oz cut portion 0.45 lbs. - 0.55 lbs. $11.57
2206603 1 lb cut portion 0.80 lbs. - 1.20 lbs. $11.57
2206603 1 lb cut portion 0.80 lbs. - 1.20 lbs. $11.57
2206601 3 lbs whole 2.50 lbs. - 3.30 lbs. $11.57
2206601 3 lbs whole 2.50 lbs. - 3.30 lbs. $11.57
2206604 4 x 3 lb whole pieces 10.00 lbs. - 14.00 lbs. $10.42
2206604 4 x 3 lb whole pieces 10.00 lbs. - 14.00 lbs. $10.42
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