Toma is a creamy semi-firm cheese with a pleasant tangy finish. It's easily the highlight of any cheeseboard & pairs well with hoppy beers, pinot noir, or chardonnays. It melts perfectly in an omelette & is a favorite for grilled cheese sandwiches.
The Giacomini family traces its roots to the mountainous terrain of northern Italy. In the early 20th century, Tobias Giacomini left Europe to settle in Northern California. A half-century later, his grandson, Bob, and Bob’s new wife, Dean, bought a farm near Tomales Bay and began raising Holstein cows and selling milk to a local creamery. Their herd grew from 150 to 500 by the mid-1990s, and the farm’s lush pastures are now certified organic. Bob and Dean had four daughters and, in 2000, the family launched the Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company, using its own milk to make its first cheese, Point Reyes Original Blue.Read more