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Elvo Valley tometta


A small sized cheese with a rind coloured with saffron. There is another version seasoned with chilli pepper and one seasoned with chives.

Organoleptic characteristics
Aspect and texture: compact, more or less intense yellow paste according to the length of ripening, with few holes and an orange rind
Taste: intense and sweet
Serving suggestions: Red wines. Fresh fruit. Marrow chutney. Black rye bread
Technical characteristics
Milk: full fat, raw, cow’s milk
Production method: artisan
Paste: cooked, pressed
Salting: dry
Ripening: at least 15 days
Production period: throughout the year (summer alpine pasture)
Fats: 45 % F-Dm
Weight: 0.4-0.5 kg
Size: 8-10 cm diameter, h.5-8 cm
Producers: cheese dairies from the Biella area