Flavoured with wild fennel and lavender pollen, Purple Haze is a goat's milk cheese produced by Cypress Grove Chevre in the stunning and scenic rocky northern California. The aromatic and herbaceous flavours offered by this fresh cheese confirm the Provencale/Mediterranean identity of Californian cuisine. Tastes great crumbled as a dessert with honey or stuffed into pitted Medjool dates with a prosciutto wrap. It pairs well with Pilsner, Witbier and wines such as Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling.The cheese has won 2nd place at American Cheese Society, 2013, third place at World Championship Cheese Contest 2014 and many more such awards.
a month ago
Two of my favorite things are present: cheese and lavender!! The fennel is an added bonus. My favorite way to pair this is with a bit a honey drizzled across. It’s amazing how much it changes the flavor by almost canceling out the fennel.