de Savoie cheese : Cheese
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About Tomme de Savoie: "Tomme"is a generic term and means in French a wheel of cheese. "Tomme" is followed by the name of the village or the region where it is made as in "Tomme de Savoie".
Tomme de Savoie making: Because the cheese is usually made with skim milk, Tomme de Savoie is low in fat content, from 20 to 40%. Tommes de Savoie made in the summer are made as the cows had gazed the mountain grasses.
Tasting Tomme de Savoie: Tommes de Savoie has a beautiful gray-brown rind. The pate is firm with flavor of nuts and sometimes grass.
Tasting advices: Work well paired with sausages, fruits, or bread.
Savoie and wine: Medium-bodied red
wine from the Côtes du Rhône, Alsace
Riesling or Savoie as a white wine (French
Cheeses: Comté, Reblochon