Roquefort A.O.C.

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Origin: France
Region: Rouergue
Made by: Papillon
Type: Blue
Milk: Sheep
Milk Treatment: Raw
Coagulant: Animal Rennet

The cheese of love, Roquefort was discovered when a shephered abandoned his plain cheese to visit his sweetheart and returned to find it pocked with blue.

Characteristics: moist, white with dark blue flecking;  smooth, almost spreadable texture; milky aroma;  salty, fruity flavour with delicate complexity and a strong, tangy finish.

Best with: bake it with large portobello mushrooms.