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Dubliner

Dubliner

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This is a sweet mature cheese (aged over twelve months) manufactured by Carbery and marketed internationally under the auspices of the Irish Dairy Board under the Kerrygold brand. The cheese is named after the city of Dublin, although it is made in County Cork. It combines the sharpness of mature cheddar, the nuttiness of Swiss cheese, and the bite of Parmesan. Continue reading “Dubliner” »

Époisses

Époisses

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First made by Cistercian monks in the 16th century, Époisses is a very popular, semi-soft, washed-rind cheese with a milder flavor than its strong scent might suggest. In 1826, the famous food writer Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin fell in love with Époisses as soon as he tasted it. (PDO) Continue reading “Époisses” »

Ossau-Iraty

Ossau-Iraty

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Ossau-Iraty is probably the least known ‘Appelation d’Origine Controlee’ (A.O.C) cheese. The Ossau-Iraty unites two regions of France in the Western Pyrénées: Ossau in the valley of the Bearn, and Iraty in the beech forests of the Pays Basque. Continue reading “Ossau-Iraty” »