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Tete de Moine


Tete de Moine cheese is being made since eight centuries. It is believed that the monks staying at Moutier the mountainous zone of the Bernese Jura in Canton of Bern  manufactured this cheese. And hence the cheese takes the name 'Tete de Moine' meaning 'Monk's Head'.

Country Switzerland
Bernese Jura, Canton of Bern
Age 1 - 2 months
Milk Cow
Fat 50%
Classification Semi-Hard
Strength Medium
Texture crumbly, 
fruity, earthy, nutty
Aroma nutty