Maroilles A.O.C.

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Origin: France
Region: Flanders
Made by: Les Fromagers de Thiérache
Type: Soft
Milk: Cow
Milk Treatment: Pasteurised
Coagulant: Animal Rennet

Despite being known as the “vieux paunt” (old stinker) in its native Picardy, Maroilles was a cheese beloved by French royalty for its wonderful flavours.

Characteristics: square shaped with ridged, light brown crust; pungent, sweet, fermenting fruit aroma; salty, slightly meaty quality and a lemony tang.

Best with: delicious in a “flamiche”, the Picardy version of a quiche.