Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Fourme d'Ambert

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Fourme d'Ambert is a blue cheese from the Auvergne region of central France made with pasteurized cow's milk. The word "fourme" comes from the word "froma" in Latin which means "form".

The inhabitants of the Auvergne region had made this cheese before the arrival of Julius Caesar. Written proof of this cheese comes from the 8th century. Previously, Fourme d'Ambert cheese was named "Jasseries". This cheese is cylindrical with a diameter of 13 centimeters and height 20 centimeters. The cheese texture is denser and more flexible than other blue cheeses.

The inside of the cheese is gray and has a thick blue color while the outside or skin is slightly reddish and tastes tasty. The weight of the Fourme d'Ambert cheese is 2 pounds.