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Corsican goat cheese

Fromage Corse A Filetta

A Filetta means ‘fern’ in Corsican, and the woodlands there are full of them; and its a fern that marks this soft, washed rind unpasturized cheese, made from the milk of goat grazing in the maquis, giving A Filetta its distinctive perfume. It’s only made in the small dairy of Laurence Mattei in Isolaccio

It tastes best in the summer after it’s aged, served with a dollop of fig jam.

Cheese and dairy


Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Pierre Bona