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Roucoulons

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Country: France
Region: Franche-Comte
Texture: Bloomy Rind
Type of Milk: Cow
Aging Time: 2-3 weeks
Pasteurized: Both versions are available

Roucoulons is a bloomy rind, cows milk cheese produced by Fromagerie Milleret in Franche-Comte region of France. It is a soft ripened cheese with a pale, orange colored rind. Its pate is ivory colored and creamy in texture. It is mild but has rustic, earthy and beefy components to its flavor. It is marketed as a “love” cheese with hearts on its packaging and its name deriving from the French word “roucouler” which means to talk fondly or amorously. It has a lovely depth of flavor and is not a very famous cheese in the United States.

 

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