Pitchounet Raw Sheep Cheese (whole) approx 360g - PRE-ORDER
PRE - ORDER YOUR RAW CHEESE HERE.
We place a weekly order with the dairy in France - every Sunday - for delivery to us the following weekend. Therefore the day you place your order will determine how long it takes for us to despatch from here.
Aveyron sheep's cheese, the Pitchounet has a natural crust, ecru colour and is spotted with white flowers. It has a pale yellow paste, soft to the touch is dotted with small openings. Its fine flavour exudes earthy aromas. A sublime delicacy of a sheep's milk cheese!
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The Pitchounet is made in Aveyron, in the heart of the Regional Natural Park of Grands Causses in the Midi Pyrenees of south west France by cheese-makers using ancestral methods that guarantee the reknowned character of the cheese.
Pitchounet is made from Lacaune sheep's milk, the same breed as for Roquefort cheese . This tomme is slightly convex and weighs approx 380 -410 grams and is refined 4 to 5 weeks.
With added salt, starter culture, animal rennet
The interior is soft with a delicate flavour and the rind is formed naturally during the ageing process.
The crust is soft and fine to eat, if you choose - so no waste.
A wonderful cheese!