Queijo de Mestiço de Tolosa - Mestiço de Tolosa Cheese
Mestiço de Tolosa Cheese is obtained from milk of goat and sheep. Crust has slightly rough, thin, entire, sometimes oily, colour varies from yellow or orange uniform. The regular form is well defined with sharp edges, soft and hard consistency with hollow sounds. The paste is well connected, just closed, with small eyes, yellow to orange uniform. The flavour is slightly aggressive, clean, spicy and enjoyable. The diameter varies between 7 to 10 cm, height 3 to 4 cm and finally weight between 150 and 400 g.
The production area covers the counties in Alter do Chão, Arronches, Avis, Campo Maior, Castelo de Vide, Crato, Elvas, Fronteira, Gavião, Marvão, Monforte, Nisa, Ponte de Sôr, Portalegre and Sousel.