There're hundreds of different types of cheese in the world. Today we wanted to share 3 essential cheese that you need to know and try at least once. You will find their history, their wine pairing as well as the best way to enjoy them!
These cheese will liven up your next cheese platter for sure. Of course, we could have added many other cheese but we had to pick only a few! That was a difficult choice!
Did you know that Raclette comes from the Middle Ages, when shepherds used to gather around a delicious Raclette to regain their strength. the cheese has a very distinctive pleasant, aromatic smell with a creamy texture, which does not separate even when melted.
🍽️ To create the perfect Raclette party, your cheese need to be accompanied by roasted or cooked potatoes, vegetables, meat, cold cuts, pickles, onions, and bread. This is the perfect dish to share with friends and family.
🍷 Raclette goes best with light white wines or traditional kirsch liqueurs.
Comte was one of the first cheese to received the prestigious AOC designation (PDO - protected designation of origin) which protects the production and quality of this iconic French cheese.
Comte is one of the most popular cheese in France and considered as one of the finest cheeses in the world. This is the result of the work of farmers in harmony with the mountains and the landscapes that surround them.
🍽️ Comte AOP 18 months goes well with many recipes. It can be enjoyed on any occasion. It has to be on every cheese board and can be used to make many dishes, from starters to main courses. You can enjoy Comte in Fondue or croque-monsieur.
🍷 You should get a white wine of Jura or a Champagne to fully enjoy Comte.
Last but not least, let's talk about Reblochon. This cheese NEED to be added to your next cheese board. There is no greater pleasure to get a piece of Reblochon after a long day at work.
For those who love Camembert, Bris and/or other creamy cheese, we would recommend you to try Reblochon to experience the next level of soft-ripened cheese flavour without getting stinky.
🍽️. Delice du Jura (Reblochon style) pairs well with crackers and dried fruits. You can also enjoy this delicious cheese baked on potatoes in a traditional French recipe named La Tartiflette.
🍷 A crisp white from the Jura would be a great match with Reblochon as well as a red wine from the same region would also be a complimentary match.
To create the perfect cheese board you need to create a beautiful base with a few varieties of cheese, some jam, nuts, an assortment of dried or fresh fruit, and plenty of bread and crackers.
LET US KNOW YOUR 3 FAVOURITE CHEESE AND THE REASON WHY THEY ARE IN YOUR TOP 3.