|Country of Origin||Greece|
|Milk||Raw or pasteurized goat’s and/or sheep’s milk|
|Taste||Fresh, acidic, slightly salty, mild|
|Pairing||Salad with an olive oil vinaigrette dressing|
|Texture||Creamy, granular, spreadable|
Produced in mid-mountain ranges (980 to 5,000 feet / 300 to 1,500 m in altitude), this white cheese has a creamy and/or lumpy consistency, depending on how it is made.
The sheeps bred to produce Xygalo Siteias come from Crete’s indigenous dairy breeds Siteia, Psiloriti, and Sfakia.
This is a highly exclusive cheese that does not ship out of Crete. If you happen to visit Crete, Xygalo Siteias is a must-try.
Xygalo Siteias Tasting Notes
Its flavor is marked by a balance between fresh, acidic, and salty notes.
How to Enjoy (PAIRING)
Best serve as a starter or an appetizer, Xygalo Siteias is also highly favored in salad with olive oil vinaigrette dressing.
Locals also recommend this with flatbread or bread.
Our favorite cracker for Xygalo Siteias:
- Twelve 3.5 oz boxes of Good Thins Simply Salt Rice Crackers (packaging may vary)
- Simply salted and Non-GMO Project Verified
- Round, thin snack crackers offer versatile uses
- Salted crackers are baked for the perfect crispy texture
- Savor the light flavor by itself or paired with soups and salads
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