İzmir Tulum Cheese - 1.1lb

İzmir Tulum Cheese - 1.1lb
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Code2858
BrandYörsan
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Weight1.30

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Yörsan İzmirTulum Peyniri ~ 425g

Tulum cheese is a traditional Turkish goat's milk cheese ripened in a goatskin casing, called tulum in Turkish. Due to its unique flavor, it is preferred as meze to rakı in Turkey.

Tulum cheese is made by heating high-fat goat's milk to a temperature of 30 °C (86 °F) and subsequently souring it through addition a starter culture. The milk then starts to coagulate. After about an hour, the milk is entirely converted into curds and whey.

The curd is drained and repeatedly cut by special knives into smaller cubes allowing the whey to drain. The temperature is kept constant throughout this process. The curds are collected in hemp cheesecloth, which have been cleaned, cooled and wetted before use. The bundles of curd are then hung for eight hours to allow them to drain and cure. The curds in the cheesecloth are then pressed into a form with a wooden cover. A weight is placed on the cover for several hours allowing more whey to be expressed. The curd is subsequently cut in pieces the size of bar of soap and immersed in brine. The pieces are then arranged on a counter, and cured for 24 hours.

The next day, the curds are crushed by hand, kneaded with raw goat's milk and then tightly stuffed into a goatskin casing, which has been cleaned and salted. The curd filling is topped with salt, and the casing's opening is fastened with a cord. The goatskin casing is stored in a cool place such as a cave or cellar at temperatures of 10 to 12 °C (50 to 54 °F) for about six months to ripen. The casing may be perforated at its sides to allow any residual whey to drain.

Ingredients: Pasteurized Sheep's and Goat's Milk , Cheese Rennet, Salt Keep Refrigerated*

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 250
 
Amount Per Serving  
Calories 350
Calories from Fat 
 
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27 
Protein 26 
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
 Calories:2,000
Total FatLess than65g
 Sat FatLess than20g
CholesterolLess than300mg
SodiumLess than2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate300g
 Dietary Fiber25g