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Tomme de Savoie

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Description

Description

Tomme de Savoie is probably the best known of the Tomme family: The word Tomme is widely believed to originate from ‘toma’, which in Savoyard dialect simply means ‘a cheese made in the mountains’. And really, given the variation amongst Tommes, it could just as well mean ‘cheese’, although we usually think of flat circular cheeses of modest size, made in the Alpine regions of France, Switzerland and Italy (‘Toma’cheese using morning and evening milk, adding skimmed milk to the fresh full fat milk, with a rind that is both earthy and musty. – whereas the true alpage cheeses can be deeper in colour and more robust in taste Perfect for cheese on toast or as part of a fondue.

This is an alpage (high mountain) Bourg-Saint-Maurice,

Additional information

Additional information

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Weight

250g, 500g, 750g

Country Of Origin

Switzerland

Style Of Cheese

Semi-soft

Milk

Cow

Vegetarian

No

Unpasteurised

Yes

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