Gubbeen

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Origin:                       Ireland
Region:                      Co. Cork
Made by:                   Tom & Giana Ferguson
Type:                          Hard
Milk:                           Cow
Milk Treatment:    Pasteurised
Coagulant:                Animal Rennet

“Like the Chateaux that produce just one wine from their land, our milk produces Gubbeen cheese” say the Fergusons of their cheese – and who can blame them for sticking to such a successful recipe?

Characteristics: washed rind; semi-soft paste, pliable texture; fresh, milky, buttery with slight smokiness.

Best with: a delicious starter fried in breadcrumbs and served with relishes.