Kefalotiri
Country of Origin/Region:
Greece
Source of Milk:
Goat or Sheep
Texture:
Hard
Culinary Uses:
A very hard cheese, Kefalotyri can be consumed as is, fried in olive oil for a dish called saganaki and is especially suited for grating.
Description:
Kefalotiri is a hard, salty yellow cheese made from sheep and/or goat's milk. Depending on the mixture of milk used in the process the color can vary between yellow and white. In taste it vaguely resembles Gruyere except it is harder and quite saltier.