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A beautiful cake of classic cheeses from the continent. To serve approximately 50 people
Not for export
France has a long history of making quality cheeses. This cheese wedding cake brings together a representation of its well known and more obscure examples. To serve approximately 50 people - perfect for celebrations and weddings.
The diameter of the base cheese (Tomme de Savoie) is approximately 17cm.
This cake consists of:
Langres PDO 200g x 4- Historic cheese with a unique truncated shape. Depression in the centre designed to hold Champagne or marc.
Camembert de Normandie PDO min wt 250g x 2 - A great example of one of France’s iconic cheeses. Fruity yet earthy flavour with a supple texture.
Fourme D'Ambert PDO min wt 660g - Made since the Middle Ages, this firm textured, creamy cheese has a distinctive cylinder shape and a mild, fruity flavour.
Tomme de Savoie 1.5kg - A stronger flavoured Tomme de Savoie, made & matured in the Savoie region of France.
The word 'Fourme' has ancient roots, coming from the Greek, 'phormos' and then the Latin 'forma' or 'formaticus' which could loosely be translated into old French as 'forme' meaning a receptacle containing curds. This is the route of...
Langres is a speciality cheese made in small dairies in the Champagne region and possibly dates back to the time of the Merovingian kings who reigned from about 500 -700AD, although it became well known and widely appreciated in the...
Camembert was created in 1791 in Normandy. Some sources claim it was invented by Marie Harel who was a farming woman in Camembert, Orne, who helped a fugitive priest who was escaping the "Terror". In return for refuge, he taught her...