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  • Made from pasteurized sheep's milk

  • Country of origin: England

  • Region: Devon

  • Type: semi-hard, artisan

  • Texture: firm

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: pale yellow

  • Flavour: sweet

  • Aroma: sweet

  • Vegetarian: no

It is an excellent hard sheep's milk cheese that usually has a boulder shape. The cheese has a sweet taste and the flavour suggests a hint of blackcurrants and a delicious, almond finish. This cheese is named after Friesland Islands, where it is originated. The period of maturation takes from six to ten weeks.

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