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Tomme

A Norwegian unit of length approximately equivalent to 26.1 millimeters. Before the 1970s, it was used to measure Norwegian timber. Since then, the word has been used to denote an inch.
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All that sightseeing worked up quite an appetite so we visited rustic family restaurant Le Kitchen for a hearty bowl of the local speciality truffade - sliced potatoes, garlic and fresh tomme cheese from Cantal.
Outbreak of human listeriosis associated with tomme cheese in northwest Switzerland, 2005.
Miti came over from Tokyo in April 2009 and aims to create a new variety of blue Tomme cheese, which must be like an Egyptian showing the Eskimos a new way to hunt seals.
Menu includes Pork Pat With Juniper Berries and Swiss Chard; Wild Mushroom Soup With Tarragon Crme Fra"che; Asparagus Vinaigrette With Chopped Egg and Toasted Walnuts; Wood-Oven Roasted Quail With Gratin of Potatoes and Tomme Cheese and Watercress Salad or Pan-Fried Trout With Sorrel Sauce, Potato Cake and Early Spring Vegetables; Farmstead Reblochon Cheese With Grilled Apple; and Pistachio and Almond Cake With Kirsch Cream and Preserved Cherries.
The evening meal back in Chambon was an introduction to the local cuisine - "truffade" (potatoes with fresh tomme cheese from Cantal).