Tomme from Savoie

Name

Tomme from Savoie

Definition

The tomme cheese of Savoie is a cheese with cow's milk with not cooked pressing dough. It is made as its IGP indicates it in Savoie and in Haute-Savoie.     

Rate of fat

10, 15, 20, 25 or 30 %.

Forms

Flat cylinder.

Dimensions

Diameter : from 18 to 21 cms.

Height : from 5 to 8 cms.

Weight

From 1.2 to 2 kg.

Technological peculiarities

White dough in yellow; dark gray crust in light gray, speckled and flowery; soft or rustic taste.

Appelation of origin

Geographical indication Protected since 1996.