Torta Del Casar

$50.00/Lb


This is a little round packed with a lot of flavor. Slicing into the top of Torta del Casar, a wafting note of freshly baked bread, honey, and a distinct funkiness are the first to appear. Spoon this creamy paste onto some bread (or straight into your mouth), and be overwhelmed by flavors of cultured butter, roasted artichokes, and briny green olives. It finishes with a touch of piquant, bitter bite, which is eased with a few slices of spiced chorizo.

Each Torta Del Casar is approximately 1.1 lb. Unless noted otherwise, Murray's cheeses sold by the lb. ship in multiple 0.5 lb increments. To request a whole wheel, or an intact portion, please contact the Murray’s team at orders@murrrayscheese.com at least 72 hours prior to the date of shipment.


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Just the Facts

Country
Spain
Region
Extremadura
Milk Type
Sheep
Pasteurization
Raw
Rennet Type
Vegetarian
Age
2 Months

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    Pair with: A beefy washed rind, like Grayson to contrast the sugar and bring out the funk.


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    Pair with: Sweet and earthy Bleu Mont Bandaged Cheddar or malty Bleu d’Auvergne.

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    Pair with: Soft, creamy goat milk cheeses, triple crèmes or mixed milk cheeses with a mineral edge, like Nettle Meadow Kunik or La Tur.


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    Pair with: The effervescence of Sparkling Wines makes for a great pairing with richer, fattier cheeses that coat the mouth: think La Tur and Brunet, or a triple creme like Brillat Savarin or Delice de Bourgogne.