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Tome des Bauges FRANCE mountain cheese

Tome in the dialect of old Savoy referred to ‘cheese made in high mountain pastures’ which is why today tome and tomme is the name for mountain cheese made in Savoy and Haute Savoy in alpine France and Piedmont in alpine Italy. All tome have a distinctive moulded rind.