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Sequatchie Cove Cumberland Tomme

$38.00 / Lb
Sequatchie Cove Cumberland Tomme cheese
Sequatchie Cove Cumberland Tomme
  • Raw
  • Animal Rennet
  • Age: 2 Months
  • Cow Milk
  • by Sequatchie Cove Creamery
  • United States
  • Approachable
  • Soft

Tomme-style wheels are considered simple table cheeses, but beneath Cumberland Tomme’s rustic exterior lies a compellingly complex flavor. Three months of aging creates the mottled rind, encasing a semi-firm, sunny yellow paste. A slight funk gives way to the wheel’s buttermilk tang and sweet grassiness. Play up the earthy notes with a slice of Charlito’s Cocina’s Campo Seco. Or bring some fruitiness to every bite with V Smiley’s Strawberry Italian Plum Rosewater Jam.

Cow's Milk, Salt, Rennet, Cultures

Allergens: Milk

  • “Tomme” is a French word that refers to a type of natural rind wheel that’s small, round, and flat—a simple table cheese that’s often nutty and velvety on the palate.
  • Cumberland Tomme’s mottled rind has a soft, velvet-like appearance due to the natural mold that forms as it ages.
  • The cheese is named for the Cumberland Plateau, which envelops Sequatchie Cove Farm.
  • Slices of Cumberland Tomme are perfectly snackable alongside sliced ripe pears, Treat Spiced Pecans, and Firehook Sea Salt Crackers.
  • A semi-firm cheese, Cumberland Tomme can be grated over salads or melted into baked pastas or grilled cheese for a quick hit of flavor.
  •  For more than a decade, Nathan and Padgett Arnold have been making raw-milk, farmstead cheeses at Sequatchie Cove Creamery in Sequatchie, Tennessee.
  • The creamery is 100% solar-powered and has a spotlight on sustainability—the Arnolds feed their whey to woodlot pigs to avoid waste.
  • Sequatchie Cove Creamery’s products are inspired by cheeses from the Savoie region of France, with the unique characteristics of the local Southern terroir.
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