Roquefort also called the 'Cheese of Kings' or ‘King of Cheese’ is the most famous Cheese in France. This white, soft blue cheese is a standout amongst its peers' thanks to the rich, creamy, tangy and salty flavour. By adding Penicillium Roqueforti spores during the production it gives Roquefort cheese unique blue-green veins.
Country of origin: France
Region, town: Roquefort
Source of milk: Raw Sheep
Texture: Creamy and smooth
Flavour: Slightly salty with mild acidity
Aging time: Minimum 3 months
Serving suggestion: Spread Roquefort blue cheese on a crisp piece of Baguette. Drizzle a bit of honey on top to add a sweet companion to the cheese's natural saltiness. Add it to green salads or enjoy with some fig and nuts.
Wine Pairing: Roquefort blue cheese pairs with sweet whites or powerful reds.