Made by: Père Gautier
Milk Treatment: Pasteurised
Coagulant: Animal Rennet
The brine-and-annato washed, Normandy cousin of Langres, Livarot’s five strips of raffia binding give it the nickname “The Colonel”.
Characteristics: soft paste encased in orange rind; supple, pugent; spicy, unctuous, salty.
Best with: traditionally, Livarot is baked with hole to accommodate a glug of Calvados.