Description

Made in both pasteurized and raw milk versions, Little Darling is an English farmhouse-style small tomme (small aged wheel), cellar-aged for six weeks. The firm, natural, brown-gray rind is gently pitted, while the interior texture is smooth, slightly waxy and straw-yellow in color. Flavors are extremely earthy and mushroomy with slight vegetal notes.

Appearance

Natural, brown-gray rind that is gently pitted. The interior is smooth, sightly waxy and straw-yellow in color.

Texture

Firm, crumbly texture.

Flavor

Earthy and mushroom, with slight vegetal notes.

Serving Suggestions

The powerful flavor of this cheese suggests it would be great for baking. Try grating it into a potato gratin or shaving it over roasted cauliflower, Brussel sprouts, or acorn squash.

Goes Well With

Whole grain or wheat breads or crackers, water crackers, butter crackers, apples, pears, grapes, dried fruits, nuts, Cabernet Sauvignon, Stout and Brown Ales.


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