Spanish Idiazábal Cheese
Actual weight may vary from estimate due to seasonality and/or sourcing.
This sharp, tangy sheep's-milk cheese is aged and slightly smoked high in the Basque country of the Spanish Pyrenees. There's a subtle backdrop of cherry and hawthorn-wood smoke. It has a dry but not at all crumbly texture. Serve Idiazábal with quince paste and rich red Rioja wine or a sweet Oloroso sherry.
|Serv. Size 1 oz. (30g)|
|Amount Per Serving
|Calories 120||Calories From Fat 90|
|% Daily Value *|
|Total Fat 8g||12%|
|Saturated Fat 5g||25%|
|Total Carbohydrate 0g||0%|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||0%|
|** Contains less than 2 percent of the Daily Value of these nutrients.|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:|
|Total Fat||Less than||65g||80g|
|Saturated Fat||Less than||20g||25g|
|Calories per gram:|
|Fat 9 · Carbohydrate 4 · Protein 4|
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