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Garden Variety Cheese

Hollyhock Sheep Cheese - 1/4 lb

Hollyhock Sheep Cheese - 1/4 lb

Regular price $12.00
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Hollyhock is a raw sheep cheese aged for at least 8 months. The extra aging gives Hollyhock a full, rich flavor and a smooth texture. It is mildly tangy and reminiscent of brown butter and roasted pistachios. Dates, brown bread and a full-flavor red wine pair nicely with Hollyhock. 

2010 American Cheese Society winner 3rd Place--Aged Sheep Cheese
2012 Good Food Awards Gold Winner
2014 Good Food Awards Finalist

Rebecca King began commercial milking & cheese producing in March 2009. Her sheep produce lovely, rich sweet milk that makes fabulous cheese and yogurt. To ensure the health and well-being of the animals and the high quality of the milk and cheese from Garden Variety Cheese, the 100 milking ewes at Monkeyflower Ranch are fed on fresh pasture, alfalfa hay and organic brewer’s grain from Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing and organic corn from Modesto Milling.

Each ewe is named after a garden flower and treated with love and respect. The dairy sheep are seasonal producers--each individual only gives milk for about six months per year. This season, Rebecca has staggered her breeding she hopes to have fresh milk for yogurt for most of the year.


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