La Tentazione del frate

Ripened sheep's milk cheese

In the past cheese was the food of country folk and people of meagre means. Very often their meals consisted only of “bread and cheese”. For this reason we wanted to dedicate a cheese specially for them because they were always able to appreciate what little they possessed.

“La Tentazione del Frate” is a mature sheep milk cheese with a rich delicate flavour that pairs well with pears or honey. We chose a name that would precisely reflect this idea, a cheese so good that not even a friar would be able to resist.

More details

cod. 259
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Characteristics
  • ripened sheep's milk cheese
  • slightly plated gold yellow colour rind
  • white and fragrant texture, compacte and friable
  • delicate and lovely smell
  • full body and harmonious taste
  • medium weight: 1,6kg

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.

HONEY and MARMELADE

Fresh figs, pear and walnut

“Saba”(cooked grape must)

Green tomato, pear, blackberry, elder jam

Chestnut, linden, honey with dried fruits

WINE SUGGESTION

Light Red Wine: Valpolicella, Sangiovese, Lambrusco

Dry White Wine: Pinot grigio, Sauvignon, Ribolla,  Pagadebit

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