Mahlaç, Kelle Cheese ofKaracabey

This cheese is produced in Karacabey district ofBursa by mixing sheep milk and cow milk. It is amultipored, very salty, original kind of cheese. It isa kelle cheese. Although there is no certain datapertaining to its history, it is presumed that it has ahistory of at least 200 years. Its name originatesfrom former name of Karacabey, Mihaliç. Mahlaçcheese is among one of the high-quality cheeses ofTurkey. Mahlaç cheeses is usually produced fromfull-fat milks especially milks of K›v›rc›k sheep.