Queijo Amarelo da Beira Baixa - Yellow Cheese of Beira Baixa
It is made with a mixture of sheep's and goat's or sheep's milk only.
Cured of hard paste or semi-hard cheese and yellow.
The Yellow Cheese of Beira Baixa is cylinder-shapes and measures between 12 to 16 cm in diameter and 3 to 5 cm in height.
It has intense flavour and slightly acidic.
The production of Yellow Cheese of Beira Baixa is in the districts of Castelo Branco, Fundão, Belmonte, Penamacor, Idanha-a-Nova, Vila Velha de Ródão, Proenca-a-Nova, Vila de Rei, Sertã, Oleiros and Covilhã.