“Il Maniaco” – The Maniac with Figs three-milks pyramid

Being different also means having the courage to make a line of perverse cheeses, or cheeses that have a perversion, that of concealing within them an ingredient that characterizes the taste and appearance. The perversion also lies in the fact that we are not in favour of combining our cheeses with honeys or mustards on top of cheese … in this case we have hidden them inside the dough.

 

A chisel work of dairy art, consists in unloading inside the truncated fuscelline of pyramid a first part of curd, then insert the added ingredient and then continue to fill the fuscella with the rest of the curd. you need patience and precision to get an excellent result.

In this case it is a three-milk cheese (cow, goat and sheep) where it is inserted into a fig senapato and in the crust we sprinkle it with spinach powder, so it becomes the MANIACO with figs.

The rind is obviously edible.

 Ingredients: Cow’s milk, goat’s milk and sheep’s milk, CREAM, figs, rennet, salt, sugar, glucose syrup, SENAPE flavor. Treated in a crust with a sprinkling of dehydrated spinach.
Size: about 350 gr.
Packaging: shape wrapped with film.
Duration of the packaged product: 25 days.
ALLERGENS: Milk and milk proteins, SENAPE.

Product features:
Shape: slightly irregular pyramid trunk;
External appearance: thin, moist, slightly wrinkled and flowery rind, white in colour and green in the upper part due to the powder of spinach, with the possible presence of green or grey moulds;
Internal appearance: soft, moist paste, almost no holes, however sparse and irregular, the color is white, obviously with the cut is the fig in the middle;
Odour: lactic of yoghurt and vegetable of grass, a fruity of dried fruit of dried fig and a light animal ircino, while in the crust we find a characteristic note of fungus and ammonia as well as a slight feeling of wet earth;
Taste: medium-low flavor, medium sweetness (which increases if you eat the fig), medium low acidity (which increases if you eat the fig), the paste is slightly adhesive but all things considered quite soluble in the mouth, medium low persistence.

 

Availability: since this is an experimental product is not always available, indeed it is essential to request availability at the time of order, it is not bookable.

Food pairings: interesting for its shape and chromaticity to be used in the cheese dish as an appetizer or as a main course.

Oenological pairings: a white wine of medium structure or bubble.

MEDIUM NUTRITIONAL VALUES  per 100 gr of product:

  • Energy value kcal 282
  • Energy value KJ 1168
  • Fats 25,1 gr
    of which saturated fatty acids 17,2 gr
  • Carbohydrates 1,7 gr
    of which sugars 1,7 gr
  • Protein 12,4 gr
  • Salt 1 gr
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