From Latin caseus. 1. m. Product obtained by the ripening of the curd of the milk with own characteristics for each of the types according to their origin or method of manufacture.
Throughout the national territory we find cheeses of cow, goat and sheep, also cheeses obtained with the mixture of these three varieties.
Spain offers more than 100 different types of cheese, 23 of them with Denomination of Origin. This great variety of cheeses is a result of the differences existing both climatic and geographical.♣