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Alpine cow's milk cheese

Named after the mountain rising above Magasa in Brescia province, Tombea is a rare mountain cheese produced in large flat cylinders according to traditional methods in alpine pastures between May and September.

In September, Tombea stars in the Magasa's Festa del Formaggio.

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