I is for IDIAZABAL
IDIAZABAL is a unpasteurised DOP sheep's milk cheese
made in the Basque region of Spain.
It is a cooked and pressed cheese with a typical fat content of 45-50% which is shaped into 5-7In/13-18Cm diameter wheels weighing
The cheese is yellow-beige in colour and its texture
is that of a firm paste with many tiny holes.
This cheese is mainly smoked with natural wood chippings
giving it a rich and buttery flavour.