French Cheese Types
The French culture has been pairing wine and cheese for centuries, and over time they have discovered which combinations work extremely well. Many people in the US are unfamiliar with the various types of cheese that exist in France. Here are brief descriptions of each type of cheese.
brie - snow white ring, soft ripened
chevre - goat's milk smoth tangy
camambert - snow white ring, soft ripened
semi-hard - mild nutty texture firm texture
hard - mt regions large pale yellow interior emmental like swiss with holes
blue veined mountains roquefort designated appellation 100% sheep's milk
allow 1 hr to come to room temp. do 3-5 of each cheese. rewarp tightly. rind is ok to eat. don't freeze them - freezing hurts the molds that give flavor.
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