Saint-Maure de Touraine

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Origin: France
Region: Centre Val de Loire
Type: Fresh
Milk: Goat
Milk Treatment: Raw
Coagulant: Animal Rennet

A piece of straw runs through the centre of each Sainte Maure log which gives it the appearance of a tiny rolling pin. 

Characteristics: grey-mould rind with ivory paste; smooth texture; fresh, robust flavour with citrus overtones.

Best with:  place a small medallion on a pureed soup.