It is a cheese with a distinct aroma and a salty, slightly sharp flavour. It has an orange colour due to the addition of carotenes colouring.
It is a good source of calcium and protein. Due to its taste and colour, it goes well with all kinds of fast food, including pizza, casseroles or cheese sauce for nachos. It is made from the milk of Irish cows that graze most of the year in green meadows.