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Tomme de Savoie

Tomme de Savoie, cow milk cheese available to sell

Tomme de Savoie is often made with skim milk after the cream has been used to make butter. This is why Tommes are traditionally low in fat content (20-40 %). There are many varieties of Tommes, and they are often named after the village where they are produced. Tommes made in winter are from the milk of cows that are fed hay, very different from the Tommes made with the summer milk from cows that gaze in the high mountain pastures. The maturing process often takes several months, which gives the cheese a thick rind with a rustic appearance. It is grey in colour with patches of yellow or red moulding. The taste is soft and fruity, and occasionally one can detect a subtle flavour of grass. The pâte is pale yellow, nearly white and has small holes. It sticks to the palate and has odours of cave.

 

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Matière grasse (%) : 30%
Protides (g) : 23.0
Lipides (g) : 30
Mat. gras. acides gras sat. (g) : 19.0
Glucides (g) : <0.5
Dont sucres (g) : <0.5
Sel (g) : 1.6
Valeur énergétique kCal : 364
Valeur énergétique Kj : 1510
Traitement du lait : lait cru entier de vache / Raw cow milk / leche cruda de vaca / Rohe Milch / Leite de vaca cru e completo / Latte crudo intero di mucca
Ingrédients : lait, sel, ferments, chlorure de calcium, présure, plaque de caséine / Milk, salt, ferments, chloride of calcium, rennet, seal of casein / Leche, sal, fermentos, cloruro de calcio, cuajo, placa de caseína / Milch, Salz, Fermente, Kalziumchlorid, Renne, Kasein Platte / Leite, sal, fermento, cloreto de cálcio, abomaso, prato de caseína / Latte, sale, fermento, cloruro di calcio, présure, placca di caseina
Allergènes : Lait et produits laitiers Oeuf et dérivés de l'oeuf Fruits à coques / Milk and dairy products Egg and by-products of the egg Nuts / Leche y productos lácteos Huevo y derivados del huevo Frutas a cascos / Milch und Milchprodukte Ei und vom Ei abgeleitet Schalenfrüchte / Leite e produtos lacteos Ovo e subprodutos de ovo Noz / Latte e prodotti lattiero-caseari uovo e derivati dall'uovo frutta a gusci

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Season
Summer - Fall - Winter
Maturing
2 months For US delivery maturing extended over 60 days

Pieces

Weight
200 g (7 Ozs)

Pairing cheese and wine

Red wine: Gigondas (Grenache Noir, Syrah grapes)


 

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