Tete de Moine

Les Gastronomes

half (400g)

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

Type: Swiss Cheese


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