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Abbaye de Timadeuc
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Cremeux de Saint Parthem
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Delice des Fiouves
Ecir de l'Aubrac
Emmental
Epoisses de Bourgogne
Fourme d'Ambert
Fourme de Haute Loire
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Fourmette Croix de Chazelle
Galette Lyonnaise
Gaperon
Gorgonzola
Goutte du Limousin
Grana Padano
Laguiole
Langres
Livarot
Maccagnetta alle Erbe
Machecoulais
Mascare
Mimolette
Morbier
Munster
Murol
Pas de l'Escalette
Pave d'Aremberg
Petit Morin
Pierre qui Vire
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Provolone Piccante
Raclette
Reblochon
Rogeret
Romans Part Dieu
Saint Felicien
Saint Marcellin
Saint Nectaire
Saint Paulin
Salers
Soumaintrain
Stilton
Taleggio
Tamié
Tomme d'Auvergne
Tomme de Savoie
Tomme Fraîche
Trou du Cru
Vacherin du haut Doubs - Mont d'Or
Valdeon
Vieux Boulogne

 STILTON
Description:
This marvelous blue cheese is the English contender for "King of Cheeses." Although it is made in parts of Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, it received its name in the 18th century because it was first sold in the small village of Stilton in Huntingdonshire. Stilton is made from whole cow's milk and allowed to ripen for 4 to 6 months, during which time it is skewered numerous times to encourage the growth of Pencillium roqueforti mold (also present in ROQUEFORT CHEESE). This process creates a pale yellow interior with blue-green veins. The texture is rich and creamy (45 percent fat) but slightly crumbly. The flavor has a mellow CHEDDAR like quality with the pungency of blue cheese. Stilton is sold in tall cylinders with a crusty brownish rind. In addition to this better-known mature version, there is also a young white Stilton that is marketed before the colored veins develop. It has a mild and slightly sour flavor. Stilton is at its best eaten by itself with a glass of PORT or a full-bodied dry red wine
HOW TO EAT YOUR CHEESE
How to cut your cheese
Milk
Season for indulging
Weight
2500 g
Affinage
Pate (dough)
Uncooked, unpressed soft cheese with veins of blue mould


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