The first cheese to be granted the PDO seal, in 1925, Roquefort is an unmissable French cheese. With its spicy notes, Roquefort Papillon is elegantly balanced between softness and crumbliness. This raw sheep’s milk cheese aged in natural caves will transport you straight to the south France countryside.
It takes months for Roquefort Papillon to develop and become the beautiful and delightful cheese it is, just like a caterpillar in its chrysalis becoming a magnificent Papillon - butterfly in English - Roquefort Papillon has its totally unique recipe, that no other Roquefort uses: it is made with Papillon’s own Penicillium Roqueforti - the fungus that gives the cheese its taste and blue veins - issued from the rye bread made by their baker, in Papillon’s own bread oven. It has the characteristic odor of sheep's cheese combined with the nobility of the Penicillium Roqueforti, spicy notes and a long lasting taste. Partner with a green salad and dried fruits; also great with hearty bread and nuts or fruit. Pair with a white French wine such as Chablis to enjoy the Roquefort taste at its best.
Ingredients: raw sheep's milk, salt, enzyme, cheese cultures, Penicillium Roqueforti.Price per kg.: $64.90
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