Category Archives: Sheep

Campo Del Montalban

Cow, sheep, and goat from Spain. Like Manchego, the Campo goes wonderful with Mebrillo paste or honey. He also pairs well with thinly sliced Jamon Serrano, or a full bodied red wine.

The name always reminds me of the Count from Sesame Street, “Aha! I am de CAMPO del MONtalbaaahnnn! Howww many pounds would you like??”


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ONETiK Ossau-Iraty

They say this cheese may be one of the oldest aged cheeses in existence, dating back 3800 years or more.

Its a mild and nutty sheep’s milk Brebis cheese from the Basque region in southern France/northern Spain.

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A cow, sheep, and goat milk cheese from the Piedmont region of Italy, this soft rind cheese starts off very creamy and becomes thicker and takes on a more chevre-log-like consistency in time. Mild and complex, it complements many fruits and meats, perfect for those LA spring nights, after work with a glass of wine and purple skies above you, the horizon punctuated by faraway helicopters.

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Brebirousse D’Argental

A ewe’s milk cheese from the Lyon region, France, the Brebirousse is a lovely soft and creamy aromatic cheese. It spreads wonderfully on a sliced baguette and pairs with both a crisp dry white and a sweet ice wine.

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