What is the cheese course like at Marea?

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The cheese course at Marea is not to be missed. With the four-course prixe fixe comes a choice of three cheeses, but the full five cheeses can be ordered with additional supplemental charge. While most of the cheeses are Italian, the menu usually includes a variety of cow’s milk, sheep’s milk, and blue cheese for guests to choose from. While we were at the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star restaurant recently, the kitchen offered La Tur, which is a creamy blend of cow’s, sheep’s, and goat’s milk. It has firm exterior that gives way to a creamy, spreadable interior that’s perfect for eating with the raisin bread that it’s served with. The cheeses also come with the appropriate accompaniments, be it candied nuts or preserved fruits and is a nice choice to pair along with an affogato — vanilla gelato, espresso and Amaro or a plate of assorted fresh fruit and citrus served with a honey-yogurt sorbet.

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