Fresh Crottin from Montchevrè

Pronounced /KROH-tan/, this French cheese is made from goat’s milk. Crottin is basically the French version of caprino, an Italian fresh goat’s milk cheese; and, is actually very similar to Bijou—another French cheese—likely because they are essentially the same. The only difference is that Bijou is aged. Also, Bijou means “Jewel” in French … and, […]

Brie: What you need to know

What is Brie? It is a French, soft, white, bloomy-rind cheese made from cow’s milk. The combination of the mushroomy rind and the soft cheese middle is really amazing. It goes very well with all kinds of breads but is traditionally eaten with baguette. You can in a pinch eat it with crackers, but it […]