Sainte-Maure de Touraine - Ash
One of the classic cheeses in France, it is an ashed, pasteurized, french goat cheese log. Creamy with full-bodied flavor. It has fresh, mild taste with a nutty aroma and a lemony finish.
Aged 3-5 weeks, it has white interior and moldy ashen rind and around 16-17 cm long. Its namesake is from the town in Loire where it was originally made.
Type: semi-soft, artisan
How to Serve:
- on a slice of baguette with fig jam as snack
- toss in your green salad
- sprinkle with breading mixture and pan-fry on a little olive oil
- cook with your vegetable dishes
- garnish to your pureed soups
Wine pairing: Sauvignon Blanc, Sancerre, white wines, sparkling wines
Cheese platter: prosciutto, honey, crackers or flat breads, raisins, walnuts
Cheese board: Brillat Savarin - Brie - St Maure
Another variety of cheese to add to your collection of calcium source. It is also a good source of protein and monounsaturated fats. One to 3 portions of dairy per day makes a well-balanced diet. Variety is also an essential part of making the most of the food nutrients. This cheese adds to your daily calcium and protein needs.
Ingredients: Goat's milk, cheese cultures, rennet, vegetable coal, salt.
*allergen information: contains milk
Storage: Keep refrigerated below 8°.
Once open, eat within 5 days.
Shelf Life: 5 days
Sainte-Maure's Green Salad
1/2 green apple, thinly sliced
1 cucumber, thinly sliced
Mixed green salad
half a lemon
dill and mint, for garnish
4 tbsp almond butter
a few slices of Sainte-Maure de Touraine
In a bowl, place the salad leaves, apple and cucumber slices, toss in lemon juice and salt and mix.
Serve on a plate and spread a smudge of almond butter over.
Garnish with herbs and grapes.
Top with some Sainte Maure de Touraine round slices.
Serve and enjoy!