Queijo de S. Jorge - St. Jorge Cheese
Made of raw cow's milk curdled with animal rennet.
Shaped as a sort of wheel-type big cylinder between 10 to 15 cm high, its diameter varies between 25 and 35 cm and its weight between 8 to 12 kg.
Hard, straw-yellow paste with many tiny irregular holes, brittle, with an individual flavour and slightly spicy touch. Minimum aging three months.
The production area is that of the whole Island of São Jorge, Açores.