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Kashta, also known as Kishta is a delectable Middle Eastern cheese that is extremely heavy on the cream. It is produced by removing the thickest part of the cream from the whey and has a 60 days refrigerated shelf life. The cheese is used in cooking as well eaten on its own with honey. The rich, creamy texture of this dessert cheese is extremely hard to resist.

  • Made from pasteurized or unpasteurized cow's milk
  • Country of origin: Middle East
  • Type: fresh soft, whey
  • Texture: creamy
  • Rind: natural
  • Colour: white
  • Flavour: full-flavored, sweet
  • Aroma: fresh, rich
  • Vegetarian: no

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