Region: Pays Basque
Made by: Fromagerie Istara
Milk Treatment: Pasteurised
Coagulant: Animal Rennet
Made in the French Pyrenees, some food historians claim that this cheese has a 5,000-year history.
Characteristics: ivory paste and brown-grey rough rind; deep aroma; sweet, pasture-filled flavours with a taste of hazelnuts and wild herbs.
Best with: excellent with a drizzle of honey.