Alpenchili (organic)

The Alpenchili is a new creation by Ueli Moser, inspired by the alpine peppers of the Bernese Alps. The dried and minced "Alpenchilis" cover the white mold top, and together with the pepper-garlic mix in the core the provide a soft cheese that is "aromatic-fruity" as Ueli Moser describes it. He uses only pasteurized organic whole milk.
The Alpenchilis have a long history, they were also used in medical remedies and are popular in herb and spice mixes.

INGREDIENTS: Past. whole cow milk (organic), salt, calf rennet, cultures, alpenchili, garlic, pepper.

Nutrition Facts per 100g
Water
52g
Protein
19g
Fat
26g
Minerals
3g
Calories
310 kcal
Joules
1290 kj
Producer Ueli Moser, bonCas AG, Dotzigen (Northwestern Switzerland)
Appearance Short white mold (geotrichum), slight red smear, covered with dried Alpenchili
Size 5 oz, 6 pcs per case
Fat in Dry Matter 50%
Paste soft, creamy to runny, depending on age
Holes Few
Affinage 2 weeks
Best Sold Within a month after packaging
Taste Clearly garlic-pepper flavors, mellowed by the soft paste, but still a good kick in the finish