Roussas Galotyri PDO (180g)
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A soft cheese with a creamy texture, without skin, with a slightly acidic, pleasantly cool taste, rich aroma, particularly popular for its digestive properties.
The title of Supreme Champion at this year’s Great Taste – crowned as the best of all the 14,195 products entered into the accreditation scheme in 2023.
When Roussas family decided to revive the traditional Galotiri, they faithfully followed the technique used for decades by their nomadic Sarakatsani ancestors and offered it to us only when these same artisan cheesemakers confirmed its authenticity.
Roussas Galotyri stands out for its freshness, unique texture, and rich, refreshing taste. An excellent cheese P.D.O low in fat, ideal for those who follow a balanced diet. It is produced at the company’s facilities in Almyros Magnesia from sheep and goat milk collected daily from the surrounding mountainous areas.
It is one of the oldest traditional cheeses of the country, one of the highest qualities and PDO product. since 1996. In the past they were mainly produced at the household level for domestic consumption but today its production has expanded significantly mainly due to its special character.
As it can be smeared beautifully over crispy bread or crackers it is usually offered as an appetizer and it can be enjoyed either plain or with the addition of spices. Amazing for salads, an ideal accompaniment to breakfast, summer tomato, but also a very tasty ingredient in the famous Greek Pies.
Pasteurised sheep & goat milk, sea salt, culture.