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Kaseri Aged 12+ Months

This medium-hard pale yellow PDO cheese is made in the north of Greece from a mixture of 80% sheep's milk and 20% goat's milk. It is delicate, mild and sweet tasting but - slowly aged for at least 12 months - it acquires added complexity and a slight 'tang'. It is excellent as a table cheese and is often used in pies (such as a kaseri pie or pastourma), or in toasties or omelettes. It can also be used to make a fried cheese saganaki. Proikas is a third-generation producer based in the small village of Sochos, north-east of Thessaloniki. They founded their dairy in 1962 and have won many awards since, including a 3 Gold Star, Great Taste Award in 2019 for this utterly delicious cheese.
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Net content: 250g-8kg

Packaging: Wax paper (cut and packed by M&G)

Ingredients: Sheep's And Goat's Milk, Salt, Rennet, Culture

Allergens: Milk

Typical ValuesPer 100g
Energy1538kJ/
371kcal
Fat30g
of which Saturates20.3g
Carbohydrate1.5g
of which Sugars<0.1g
Protein23.7g
Salt2.6g
Delicious in omlettes. Drink with a nice smooth red such as Agiorgitiko.

Proikas, Sohos, Macedonia

Stamatis Proikas S.A. of Thessaloniki has been producing cheese for three generations, using milk from Sohos, which is renowned in Greece for its excellent quality. Stamatis Proikas took on his first flock after he returned to Sohos from Mount Athos, where he had worked as a cooper and learnt the art of cheesemaking from monks. Years later, his grandson Stamatis continued his grandfather’s work and founded a professional dairy in 1962. Stamatis’ daughter, Eleni, brought the third generation of the family into the business, and still manages the company today. She works alongside her daughters to continuously develop the company, producing both traditional and new-generation cheeses. All cheeses are produced exclusively from selected Greek milk without additives, preservatives, or improvers.

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