Tete de Moine

Tete De Moine Whole

Literally meaning Monks Head, this fruity cheese is traditionally eaten by shaving thin curls from it with a Girolle.

£42.00 per unit
Unpasteurised Traditional Rennet Cow
PLU 387

Key Facts

  • CountrySwitzerland
  • RegionJura
  • FlavourFruity and delicate
  • Type of MilkCow
  • PasteurisationUnpasteurised
  • Vegetarian RennetNo
  • OrganicNo
  • Weight750 g
  • Weight TypeMin

Store & Serve

Individual cheeses will carry their own Best Before/Use By Date, we endeavour to give a minimum of 7 days from the date the order is despatched

  • StorageKeep refrigerated.
  • Instructions for useServe at room temperature.
  • Recommended DrinkVin blanc sec de Saint-Pourçain


  • IngredientsCows' Milk, Salt, Rennet, Dairy Cultures (Milk)
  • AllergensMilk

Nutritional Information

  • Typical Valuesper 100g
  • Energy kJ1791
  • Energy kcal432
  • Fat36
  • Of which saturates23
  • Carbohydrates1
  • Of which sugars0.0
  • Protein26
  • Salt2.0
Name & address of food supplier

Paxton & Whitfield Ltd, 93 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6JE

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Tête de Moine, meaning "monks head", is from the Jura region in North West Switzerland, a high mountainous area where from spring to autumn, the cows enjoy a unique composition of aromatic grasses and herbs found in this area, as well as fragrant hay in winter, which gives the cheese its distinctive sweet flavour and aroma.

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