ossau-iraty

Ossau-Iraty

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With sweet, buttery flavors and an aroma of roasted hazelnuts, Ossau-Iraty is a sheep's milk cheese that can be served before or after dinner. Perfect with a dry white or fruity red wine.

recipes featuring Ossau-Iraty

Origin Pays basque, France

Production & Aging Aged at least 90 days

Appearance Ivory-colored paste with an orange to ash grey rind

Taste & Texture Hard with flavors of nuts, fruits and herbs

Wine Pairing Suggestions Fruity or Dry White Wines

Ossau-Iraty

Ingredients:

  • 1 soft cheese
  • 1 semi-soft cheese
  • 1 hard cheese
  • 1 blue cheese

Directions:

  • Allow the cheese to come to room temperature before serving. It should take around an hour. Slice and arrange your cheese clockwise from mild to strong. Garnish with fruit, nuts and sliced baguette. 

Serves: 4