Oscypek is a Polish traditional, mountain smoked, sheep cheese.
A well-known local delicacy in Podhale region of Poland, which is sold in different shapes, designs, shades and sizes on outdoor markets. The production of cheese started in 15th century and the first recorded recipe for Oscypek was in 1748. This famous cheese, from the Tatra Mountains is slightly tooth squeaking and is springy-textured. The original, protected recipe is used to produce oscypek and its authenticity is guaranteed by trade name protection under the EU’s Protected Designation of Origin. If you are interested please read more here.