Tufone

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Coming straight from our tuff caves, Tufone is our longest aged cheese and an original creation of Lorenzo Di Pasquo. It is made according to our proprietary affinage techniques refined through careful research and lots of tasting. Its flavor-enriching aging process makes it unique. Tufone has a bloomy rind and tastes tangy and salty with earthy undertones.

 

  • Ingredients: pasteurized cow’s MILK, enzymes, kid rennet paste, salt
  • Milking country: EU countries
  • Country of processing: Italy
  • Age: 30 days to 12 months
  • Storage conditions: store in a cool, dry place
  • Shelf life: 12 months
  • Unit weight: 4,5 kg ca.
  • Vacuum packaging: slices of 300g ca.
  • Safe for pregnant women. Vegetarian friendly. Gluten-free.
  • Naturally lactose-free
  • SKU: 1001215K0011001, 1001211K0010501, 100121300010501

Di Pasquo's Tufone

 

An excellent cheese symbol of tradition and stubbornness.

With a thick and rough rind, our precious Tufone stays in our underground tuff caves for several months until emerging with a dense paste and the unique taste and color that make it unique. Patiently, it develops its flavor reaching high notes of spiciness and intense and irresistible aromas typical of gourmet cheeses. This results in a delicious, truly unique, extra-mature cheese.

With a long story and a lively essence, Tufone shows a tall and oblong silhouette with a hard and thick rind. Made from quality-controlled pasteurized cow’s milk, it develops a dense and firm interior. Its taste is mellow and spicy with a strong and pungent aroma.

Focused on aging our signature products, our professional cheesemakers always have a hand in the entire cheesemaking process through the final step of cave aging. Their role is to respect traditional methods and release our flagship cheeses at their peak ripeness. They are also free to change the course of the cheeses’ development, always granting the authentic and genuine taste of Di Pasquo’s specialties. 

Di Pasquo’s Tufone is a registered trademark cheese.

 

Cave-aged Tufone cheese: recipes

Tufone is a lactose-free cheese ideal to be eaten on its own or paired with honey and jams for an intriguing contrast of flavors. It is perfect for gourmet cheese tastings. 

To better enjoy its unique taste, let it rest at room temperature for 30 minutes ca.

Nutrition facts

 

Amount per 100 g

  • Energy – Calories: Kcal 390/ kJ 1618
  • Total Fat: 31,9 g
    • Saturated fat: 21,1 g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 0,29 g
    • Sugar: 0,1 g
  • Protein: 25,4 g
  • Sodium: 1,00 g

Additional information

Bollo CE IT 14 085

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