Tuma Persa

Important Facts
Country of Origin Italy
Specific Origin Castronovo di Sicilia, between Agrigento and Palermo, Sicily
Milk Type Thermized whole cow’s milk
Milk Treatment Thermized
Rind Ochre-color, darkens with olive oil and pepper
Texture Tender, compact
Flavor Sweet and spicy
Flavor Notes Sweet and spicy, not salty or bitter, aromatic aftertaste, balance of mold flavors
Aroma Good, peculiarly aromatic aftertaste
Colors White to straw-yellow
Forms Cylindrical, 4–4.7 inches high, 11–12 inches diameter, 15.4–17.6 pounds
Age 8 months
Rennet Type Kid rennet

Tuma Persa Cheeses on AnyCheese

  • We don't have any cheeses of this type yet.