Tête de Moine AOP 101
Non GMO, lactose free and gluten free.
Good for your health and pleasing to the palate!
Tête de Moine is a semi-hard cheese with a silky body that quickly melts in your mouth. Adding to its delicate mystique, this subtle cheese is not cut into blocks or wedges—instead, it’s pared (or shaved) into the shape of delicate, thin layered rosettes with a blade called a Girolle®. This traditional process is done using the same method as that employed by the monks of the Bellelay Abbey. The technique increases the amount of air that comes into contact with the surface of the cheese, altering the structure of its body and allowing the full flavour of Tête de Moine to develop.
Tête de Moine in a Variety of Foods
The bold taste of this cheese lends itself to pairing well with vibrant foods and drink. Beef or smoked and cured meats are not a problem for the Tête de Moine, which compliments full-bodied wines and foods pleasantly. It also works nicely with a fruit plate, as Tête de Moine’s structure complements sweet and tart palate cleansers such as apples or pears. Pair Tête De Moine with a full-bodied Burgundy and Cabernet Sauvignon and you won’t be disappointed!