La Torta del Casar is the most representative cheese of Extremadura.
It is a gastronomic gem protected by its designation of origin (D.O.) of the same name that covers 36 municipalities within the counties of Casar de Caceres, Llanos de Cáceres, Sierra de Fuentes and Montánchez.
It is produced from raw milk of entrefina and merino sheeps and for thistle, rennet is used, one of its main distinguishing features.
This milk is matured at least 60 days before making it available for consumption.