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Gamoneu Cheese Queso Gamoneu de la Cornisa Cantábrica

Gamoneu Cheese Queso Gamoneu de la Cornisa Cantábrica

Made of milk of sheep, goat and cow.Leche de oveja, cabra, y vaca, 2009.

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HOW: Made of milk of sheep, goat and cow, in summer pastures of common land in the mountains. Salted and smoked for 2 weeks and later matured in natural caves for at less 3 months.

WHY : It´s unknown when the first cheeses were done, but pastoralism started 6000 years ago in the area. It is the only and best way to storage the surplus of grass proteins and the milk stock for further winter months. Its also easy to transport, exchange and store. It is delicious and a daily challenge for the shepherd, they often say everyday is making a new cheese different, according to the weather, the time, the milk...

From Northern Spain's mountains range.
WHERE: the exact location is not made public due to the high pressure tourism is putting in the area.
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Cómo: hecho de leche de oveja, cabra, y vaca, en los pastos comunales de montaña durante el verano . Después del salado se ahuma durante dos semanas y madura en cuevas naturales por al menos 3 meses.

Porqué:  Se desconoce cuando se empezaron a hacer los primeros quesos , pero el pastoreo en la zona data de hace 6000 años.  Es ña mejor forma de acumular el excedente de proteina que proveen los pastos de verano , a través de la leche , para los meses de invierno. Es transportable, intercambiable, y acumulable. Es delicioso y supone un reto diario para el pastor, a menudo dicen que cada queso cada dia es diferente, dependiendo del tiempo, el clima, la leche...

Dónde: la localización exacta no se publicita debido a la fuerte presión del turismo en la zona

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May – Oct 2010 Cornershop

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