Epoisses A.O.C.

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Origin: France
Region: Bourgogne
Made by: Beilllevaire
Type: Soft
Milk: Cow
Milk Treatment: Pasteurised
Coagulant: Animal Rennet

Renowned for its pungency, this soft cheese is washed in brine before being bathed in the local Marc de Bourgogne brandy – magnificently French.

Characteristics: sticky orange rind; distinctive aroma; velvety paste with a meaty but subtle flavour.

Best with: bake it in its box for 10-15 minutes and spear it with tender, cooked asparagus.