Tasty spicy farmer’s cheese of about 8 weeks old. The addition of chilli peppers provides the spicy character of this tasty farmer’s cheese. Made from real raw cow’s milk! Tip: Make a nice spicy (flame) toasted sandwich with Villa Picanto.
As dark orangey and crumbly as Gouda can get! Having matured for three years or more, this cheese is strong flavoured and almost fudge-like and similar to Parmesan in its consistency. Salt-like crystals (having formed during its maturing process) scatter the surface and give the cheese an extra crunchiness. Impossible to slice, this cheese is […]
Vintage Gouda 18 Months
Anything older than 8months is considered mature in Gouda terms, so our 18 months old Gouda certainly qualifies! Firm and fruity with a deep yellow colour , this waxed classic becomes granular at this stage of maturity. Small air pockets appear as the cheese looses its moisture, whilst its rich flavour intensifies. A beer always […]
Dutch farmhouse cheese (boerenkaas) made of raw milk with Italian black truffle from the mountains. Ripened on wooden planks for only 8 weeks the gentle taste of this Gouda and intense aroma of the truffle form an unlikely, yet irresistible combination. Villa truffo has received two golden stars at the Great Taste Awards and has […]
Pecorino With Chilli
Spicy red chilli peppers join the mild Pecorino Dolce aroma – there is no doubt this combination works. Very eye catching due to the red-orange chilli flakes in the pale cheese (and a good choice for your Halloween cheese board).
The third and most mature of our plain Pecorinos from Tuscany. ‘Nero’ refers to its black rind and indicates a maturity stage of 4-6months. Only slightly more yellowy than the younger Pecorino Rosso and already quite crumbly, the distinctly herby taste of wild thyme and sage has intensified.
This Pecorino from our Tuscan range only matures for 3-5 weeks and is still very soft (for a firm cheese) and has a creamy finish. Wonderfully fresh and gently flavoured, this cheese won’t last long on the cheeseboard.
Over 2000 years ago this hard cheese was already on the go. Literally. It was part of the rations for Roman soldiers as it travelled and kept well and was an excellent source of protein, calcium, fat and salt. Salty it certainly is and very crumbly at a year old – hence not much of […]
Pecorino means three things: 1)Italian 2)firm cheese 3)made from ewes milk. This particular one is from Tuscany and has matured for 2-3 months, resulting in a yellowy-white cheese with a firm and smooth texture. ‘Rosso’ refers to its red rind, which is naturally coloured with tomato pulp.
Pecora = sheep. Pecorino = Italian hard cheese made from ewes milk. This traditional cheese is made entirely from the organic and pasteurised milk of a herd of a 1000 free grazing sheep in central Sardinia and has matured for 6 months. You can taste their rich and herby diet in this slightly pungent hard […]
The perfect after dinner cheese and yet another flavoured Pecorino Dolce (see Pecorino Dolce/Pecorino Chilli). Fine truffles mixed in with the curd are giving this beautifully mild young cheese a real touch of luxury.
Old Amsterdam Gouda
This black waxed, 12-18months old cheese has a glorious deep yellow colour and a slightly waxy, granular texture with medium sized holes. There is a hint of caramel in its pleasantly full taste. A multiple award winner and currently sold in 40 countries, it is produced by Westland a family run company in Holland.