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Himmelsraften is a pressed hard cheese named for a beautiful mountain in Offerdal in northern Jämtland, Himmelsraften. It is made from unpasteurized cow's milk. The cheese offers a long and nutty flavor with a lovely balance of saltiness and acidity complemented by fruity hints and rustic character.

Himmelsraften is a double medallist in the SM in Mathantverk. Matured for at least five months and contains about 30% fat.

  • Made from unpasteurized cow's milk
  • Country of origin: Sweden
  • Region: Oviken
  • Type: hard, artisan
  • Fat content: 30%
  • Texture: creamy and crumbly
  • Rind: natural
  • Colour: yellow
  • Flavour: acidic, fruity, nutty, salty
  • Producers: Oviken cheese

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