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Sulguni

  • Made from buffalo's and cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Georgia

  • Region: Svaneti, Samegrelo

  • Type: semi-firm

  • Texture: dense and elastic

  • Flavour: salty, smokey , sour

  • Synonyms: Georgian Pickle Cheese

  • Alternative spellings: Megruli Sulguni, Shebolili Megruli Sulguni

Sulguni is a semi-firm, brined Georgian cheese made from the milk of cow and buffalo or a mixture of these kinds of milk in the Svaneti and Samegrelo regions. It is produced using natural ingredients. It has a sour, salty flavour with elastic consistency and dimpled texture. Also called 'pickle cheese' locally, its colour ranges from white to pale yellow, depending on whether it is smoked or not. It is available in a flat disc shape.

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Other cheeses from Georgia: Smoked Sulguni