100% semi-hard cheesemade with pasteurized milk of cow, with a period of minimal maturation of 45 days.
The production of San Simón da Costa cheese combines the traditional recipe with the best raw materials and the highest quality control.Over the centuries, this traditional cheese has managed to maintain its two distinctive characteristics that give it its particular flavor and aroma: Cow'smilk, of the races Galician Blonde (Rubia Galega), Brown-Alpine (Pardo-Alina) and Frisona, and the phase of SMOKING, in which the woodof a typical tree ofthe area: the BIRCH.
It is an ideal cheese to melt, it can be cooked with all kinds of meats and fish, baked or as a sauce. It is also recommended in hamburgers or choppedinto a salad. It combines perfectly with hazelnuts, nuts and apples.
Ideal pairing: White wine or beer.
One of the most prestigious cheeses in Europe, was used during the Middle Ages in Galicia as payment for some ecclesiastical services such asweddings or baptisms.
Queixeiros da Chaira S.L is the company that brings together the cheesemonger masters of th eProtected Denomination of Origin San Simón da Costa for the export of their traditional andarti sanal products, under the MAGUS brand.Our cheese factories are located in Galicia (Spain) and are distributed in several municipalities ofthe province of Lugo. We are producers, among others, of P.D.O. San Simón da Costa, the oldest cow cheese in Spain and probably in Europe, and also the most awarded in tastings andnational and international awards in its category.Having all the cheese masters of San Simón da Costa in our company allows us to elaborate and select the best cheeses to offer them to our international clients.
PDO SAN SIMON DA COSTA CHEESE (smoked cow mik cheese)
PDO TETILLA CHEESe (soft cow mil cheese)