C'era una volta

Large sheep's milk cheese ripened with ash 

Once upon a time (In Italian C’era una volta) an old herdsman placed some cheese to mature amid some ashes and when he tasted it he noticed that the ashes had improved the maturing process, lending the cheeses an unusual tasty flavour and a rind which appeared different from all other cheeses.

We wanted to adopt this custom by maturing a large sheep milk cheese, which was already excellent, in ashes so that the maturing method would give it an "old" appearance and a flavour from past times.

So “C’era una volta” (Once upon a time) is the name of this cheese and since it is very distinctive and original it is available mainly during the Christmas period..

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New product
  • large sheep's milk cheese ripened with ash
  • mature rind of ash colour
  • white cream colour texture with a few holes
  • strong smell
  • sophisticated and lingering taste
  • medium weight: 6,0kg

The culinary research and the modern conviviality, made of finger food, happy hour and dinners with friends, led to the discovery of the "game of pairing" with wine and jams.

In this game there are no rules, except those dictated by personal tastes, the important thing is not to forcefully force your preference.


Pears and fresh or caramelized figs

Aged basamic vinegard of Modena

Pears, red radish, green tomato, blackberry jam

“SAVOR” (typical jam of Romagna made by pears, quince, "Saba" and dried fruits

Acacia, chestnut, linden, thyme honey


Red Wine of medium build: Sangiovese Superiore di Romagna, Chianti classico, Barolo, Nero d’Avola 

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