San Andreas Cheese

San Andreas Cheese

Cut & Wrapped by igourmet

Origin: California

Size:

$19.99

SKU: 8225

Guaranteed fresh to your door.

This product is perishable and requires express shipping to ensure it arrives fresh and delicious as pictured. How we ship

Please note: To avoid weekend transit, orders placed after 10AM PT / 1PM ET on Tuesday with 2-Day shipping, will ship on Monday of the following week.

Full Shipping Details
This raw sheep milk farmstead cheese gets sharper and more full-flavored with age. With naturally occurring blue veins, this cheese is ideally served with an aged red wine, bread and olives. Bellwether Farms first started to age sheep milk cheeses in 1992. After two years of making a fromage blanc they took their first trip to Italy. At the urging of many of their Italian influenced chefs and friends they focused on Tuscany. Cindy and Ed took that first trip with the goal of learning enough of a recipe to begin producing a Pecorino in Sonoma. After returning from the trip with pages of notes and even a few video clips they started making their cheeses.

Two years of experience making cheese gave Ed a much better understanding of what was involved. It was apparent that there were many techniques they were not using that would give Bellwether more control over the quality of their cheeses. Experiencing the differences from one Pecorino to the next on this trip gave their cheesemaker a comfort level to explore the flavors of the farm's milk and cheeses and work to bring out those they preferred. Within two years they were phasing out their Pecorino Toscano in favor of what they would call San Andreas. By controlling the moisture level and the acid development Bellwether Farms was able explore flavors they found in their own herd's milk and cheeses to make a cheese that has a much smoother mouth-feel and a complex depth of flavor yet retains its classic sheep characteristics. While their sheep cheeses are ripening they develop a smear on the rind that contributes its own interesting and complementary flavor.

  • Made from unpasteurized sheep's milk.
  • Photo depicts whole 3.5 lb. form of cheese.
  • We cut and wrap this item by hand.

Nutrition Facts

San Andreas Cheese by Cut & Wrapped by igourmet

Serving Size 1 oz Total Servings approx 7.5

Amount Per Serving

Calories 110

Calories from Fat 80

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9g

Saturated Fat 7g

Trans Fat 0g

Cholestrol 30mg

Sodium 170mg

Total Carbohydrates 0g

Dietary Fiber 0g

Sugars 0g

Protein 7g

Vitamin A

0.03%

Vitamin C

0%

Calcium

0.3%

Iron

0%

×
San Andreas Cheese
close

How We Ship

FreshWave Packaging

Perishable foods are optimally packed and temperature controlled with kraft void fill and non-toxic refrigerant gel packs. To further contain temperature escalation, we fill any empty space with specialized foam to minimize air circulation.

Please join our efforts to be mindful of our environment and extend the life-cycle of our packaging, by reusing the gel packs to keep your next picnic or road trip fare cool.

Please note: Our products are always shipped so they will arrive at your door in optimal condition. Whenever possible - such as in periods of cooler ambient temperatures - we try to use less packaging , more recyclable materials and avoid unnecessary shipping waste.