Ġbejna is a traditional Maltese cheese made from unpasteurized goat's or sheep's milk, boasting a delicate and slightly tangy flavour. This small, round cheese, With its soft and smooth texture, Ġbejna is a fresh cheese, not aged for an extended period. It comes in two main varieties based on the milk used - Ġbejna tal-Bżonn from sheep's milk and Ġbejna tax-Xiħ from goat's milk.
Ġbejna is used in traditional Maltese dishes like pastizzi, and this cheese holds cultural significance in Malta. It is often featured in local celebrations and festivals.