Wednesday, July 11, 2018

livarot -

Livarot is a cheese from the Pays d'Auge area in Normandy, France made with pasteurized cow's milk. This cheese can only be produced in the departments of Calvados and Orne.

Livarot has a slightly reddish-colored skin and creamy inner color. The shape of this cheese is a cylinder with a height of about 5 centimeters while the texture is smooth and soft. Livarot cheese weighs between 1.5 to 1 pound.

The cheese is sold in four different diameter sizes, which are 5 inches, 4 inches, 3.5 inches, and 3 inches. Livarot is often called "Colonel" because of the five lines on this cheese edge. The lines are traditionally formed using Willow wood. However, in the manufacture of modern use of paper or plastic.