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tete de moine (1/2 lb)

by Switzerland




This "head of the monk" is one of the strongest of the raw cow milk cheeses from Switzerland, with a biting woodsiness & definite stinky washed rind aroma. It's traditionally shaved thinly into rosettes with a girolle cheese curler (curler not included). Try with dried fruit, posciutto or radishes.

WINE: Cotes du Rhone, White Burgundy, Merlot, Chardonnay, mulled wine
BEER: hoppy ale, lager

NOTE: This cheese is sold in 1/2-lb increments.  To get a whole 2-lb wheel as pictured, please order quantity of 4.

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