Thursday, July 12, 2018

pelardon -

Pélardon is a soft textured cheese from France made with raw goat milk. This cheese has ivory-colored skin and is covered with white and blue mushrooms.

The fungus is caused by the old maturation process. When this cheese is young, this cheese has a soft texture while after being matured for a long time this cheese becomes brittle. The shape of this cheese is round with a diameter of 5 to 8 centimeters and a height of 2.5 centimeters.

Meanwhile, the weight of this cheese is only 2 ounces. Pélardon cheese is still being considered for certification by the AOC. Other similar cheeses are Pélardon des Cevennes, Pélardon d'Altiéres and Pélardon des Corbiéres.