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Bucheron

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Country: France
Region: Loire Valley
Texture: Bloomy-Rind
Type of Milk: Goat
Aging Time: 5-10 Weeks
Pasteurized: By law in the US but not in most of Europe

Bucheron is a bloomy-rind goat cheese that is produced in the Loire Valley in France. It has a bright white and fairly dense pate that crumbles yet is creamy while eaten. The ivory-colored ring just beneath the rind is softer and creamier with a fresh and tangy flavor. The cheese is produced in long 3 to 4 pound logs and also hails the name Buche de Chevre. This cheese is great with honey and crackers, crumbled into a salad, or eaten with fresh fruit.

 

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