Thursday, July 12, 2018


maroilles -

Maroilles is a soft-textured French cheese made with pasteurized cow's milk. AOC certified Maroilles cheese comes from Picardy, northern Nord and northern Aisne. Maroilles was first made in the 10th century in the same named monastery in northern France.

In the monastery was buried Saint Hubert the patron saint of cheese. This cheese is a favorite cheese from the French king Charles VI and Francois I. The shape of this cheese is a box with orange yellow skin.

The inside of this cheese is pale yellow and porous. This cheese has a length of 12 centimeters and 5 centimeters wide. Maroilles cheese has three variants that are distinguished by its weight, Sorbais weighing 1 pound, Mignon weighing less than 1 pound and the smallest is Quart.