Important Facts
Country of Origin Croatia
Specific Origin Village of Tounj, Mala Kapela Mountains
Milk Type Cow’s milk
Milk Treatment Filtered, heated to 86–95°F (30–35°C)
Fat Content Full-fat
Rind Smoked
Texture Initially rubbery, becomes elastic and easily chewed
Flavor Moderately acidic and salty, typical smoky flavor
Flavor Notes Obtained from the smoking using wood from fruit trees (hazelnut, plum, cherry, sour cherry)
Colors Golden yellow
Forms Loaf-shaped, 5½–6 inches diameter, 2–2½ inches height, 18–35 ounces (500–1,000 grams) weight
Rennet Type Homemade rennet

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