Kefalotiri Cheese - Krinos
Due to spoilage concerns during shipment, please select 2nd day air for all orders containing Greek cheese. Also, please note: Orders containing cheese placed after 8am on Wednesdays will ship the following Monday to ensure the cheese does not sit in a shipping warehouse over the weekend. We can make exceptions if needed. Please call us at 800-755-8067 or contact us if you have any questions. Thanks!
Kefalotiri is a Greek cheese that is pale yellow in color and has irregular holes. It is a hard cheese made from sheep and goat's milk.
Kefalotiri is generally used as a grating cheese and served on top of cooked dishes. It has a strong flavor and sharp aroma. It is saltier and harder than Kasseri cheese.
The name of the cheese is derived from the Greek word "kefali", meaning head, because it is shaped into the form of a head.
PHILIP BREIGHNER | YORK, PA | 6/15/2018Great Cheese
Love this cheese. If shipping wasn't so much I would order it a lot more. Great price until shipping is added.
Rebekah Auker | Mt. Pleasant, SC | 7/29/2017Best Greek Cheese
I now live in Charleston, SC area. I have not been able to find Kefalotiri cheese anywhere around here - not even Whole Foods Market which is surprising. Whole Foods in Mount Pleasant, SC says they would like to get this cheese to sell but have not been able to find a supplier. As I searched online, I found Greek Internet Market. I found Kefalotiri cheese on their website and ordered. It came packaged on dry ice and in a cute little zip up cooler that I can use for other things. It is by far the best Greek cheese for Saganaki, Pastitsio and other Greek dishes that do better with this cheese than the substitutes like mozzarella or parmesan.
clarence manning | charleston, sc | 12/9/2016Saganaki
perfect cheese for saganaki, firm in texture, held up well in the frying pan, and delicious and creamy taste.
Peggy O'Connor | Bartlesville, Oklahoma | 5/30/2016Amateur Chef
Service was wonderful and so was the follow through. The Greek dish I make calls for Kefalotri Cheese which no one here heard of. They sent the perfect size and it is delicious.
Penelope B | Ashburn, VA | 2/28/2016exactly as described
delicious! came quickly and properly packaged.
Pat | Haymarket, VA | 5/20/2013Kefalotiri Cheese
This wheel of cheese was perfect and expertly packaged so that it arrived cool and fresh.
Dan Pickering | Buford, GA | 4/21/2013Kefalotiri
Sheryl | Ocala, Fl | 3/3/2013Kafalotiri
Love this cheese and cannot find it in he supermarket. The size you offer it in is very reasonable.
marie | laguna hills, ca | 1/26/2013great cheese
this was packed great. It arrived fresh & unspoiled. I have had cheese shipped before but this was well done. and the customer service was far superior to any other .
Betty Wilkinson | Grandview, IN | 6/3/2012KEFALOTIRI CHEESE
This cheese is the best tasting cheese, just like eating in a resturaunt, I have been looking for saganiki and found it, I can stop lookig now. I will be ordering from here again and again... love this cheese.
Anita bozenbury | Fort lauderdale, Florida | 4/23/2012This was my first purchase
I was looking for a greek cheese that I couldnt find here in stores in fort lauderdale, I searched online and found this site, the prices were fair and I decided to take a risk and see how it would go, I ordered 2 days because it was a perishable item and the site reccommended that shipping option. The next day fed ex knocked on my door and I received my order in a box and I opened it to find a stirofoam cooler with my cheese and cold packs inside. I wad very satisified with my order from purchase to delivery and even received a coupon for a future purchase which I would gladly use for my next order. I told my family about it and they will order from your company also. Thanks for making our greek easyer a great one. Evharisto para poli!
Nick the Greek | Kabul, | 3/5/2011Not just any Head of Cheese
Creamiest Kefalotiri around. You can eat it like that with dark bread or crackers, or bake it in olive oil then squeeze juice from a ripe lemon and you will find yourself on the hills of Greece watching the sheep graze on that green fresh grass.