Look east for this special summery cheese.
Cheese Name: Buchevrette
Origin: The farm is in Papineauville Quebec, which is located mid-way in between Ottawa and Montreal
Milk Type: Goat’s milk
Style: Buchevrette is a soft-ripened cheese.
Description: This lovely small goat log from Ferme Floralpe (Floralpe Farm) was a welcome addition to our store this summer. The cheese has a fluffy, white bloomy rind, and a silky creamy layer under the rind. The center paste of the cheese stays slightly chalky and dense.
Tasting Notes: This is a common-looking style of goat cheese but looks can be deceiving. Even though this small log is ripened it still has some of that lovely lemony bright taste of fresh goat cheese. The balance of richness and acidity make it a favourite new find.
Pairing: Normally I find most goat cheeses to be a better match to white wines, but I’ve tried this with a whole range of wine styles, and it’s been surprisingly good. I think a mix of citrus-marinated olives and a crusty baguette with this cheese would be a great start to a summer picnic
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