roquefort

Roquefort

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Rich, crumbly and moist, Roquefort is known as the King of the Blues. It features a balanced, savory, salty flavor that's delicious on its own, as an accent in salads, or as perfect ending to a meal with nuts and figs, especially with a sweet dessert wine.

recipes featuring Roquefort

Origin Midi-Pyrénées, France

Production & Aging Aged in the caves of Mont Combalou for 3–9 months

Appearance Round wheel, the paste is ivory white with holes and blue-green mold

Taste & Texture Crumbly and moist, with a zesty and creamy taste

Wine Pairing Suggestions Banyuls, Madeira, Muscat de Beaumes de Venise, Red Zinfandel, Sauternes, Sherry

Similar Cheeses Bleu d’Auvergne, Fourme d'Ambert

Roquefort

Ingredients:

  • 1 soft cheese
  • 1 semi-soft cheese
  • 1 hard cheese
  • 1 blue cheese

Directions:

  • Allow the cheese to come to room temperature before serving. It should take around an hour. Slice and arrange your cheese clockwise from mild to strong. Garnish with fruit, nuts and sliced baguette. 

Serves: 4