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When can you buy Mont D or cheese?

When can you buy Mont D or cheese?

Mont d’Or, also known as Vacherin de Joux and Vacherin du Haute-Doub, is available for only a few months of the year, produced between 15th August and 15th March, to be exact.

When can I buy Vacherin?

Extremely rare and highly seasonal, Vacherin Mont d’Or hails from Switzerland on the border of France near the mountain D’Or. Traditionally made with the winter milk of the same cows that produce Gruyere in the summer, this cheese is only available from October until April, making it all the more precious.

What cheese is similar to Mont D Or?

Vacherin Mont d’Or and Vacherin du Haut Doubs are essentially the same cheese, but the first is made with pasturised milk on the Swiss side of the Jura mountains and the second with unpasturised milk on the French side. They have a soft, pale brown rind, with deep, wave-like indentations and a yielding texture.

How much does Vacherin Mont d or cost?

Vacherin Mont d’Or are only sold by the whole wheel. Wheels vary in weight from about 475-650 grams. Price is $11 per 100 grams.

What do you drink with Mont D Or?

Pair it with a a good, flavorful white wine (such as Arbois, Chasselas, Sancerre, Chardonnay, or Gewürtztraminer), Champagne, or beer.

Is Mont Dor Mouldy?

This cheese is seasonal and is only made from September to February. The spruce bark which surrounds the cheese can often look mouldy and dark-coloured, even black. This is the nature of this cheese as the mould helps develop the unique flavour.

How much does Vacherin cheese cost?

At Price $ 15.06 — Buy at Marky’s Gourmet Store….French Cheese Vacherin Clarine 8.8 oz.

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Shelf Life Refrigerated 2 Weeks
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What do you eat with Mont D Or?

Enjoy your melting Vacherin Mont D’Or by dipping in crusty bread or boiled potatoes, alongside sliced charcuterie. A spoonful of redcurrant jelly or a side of crunchy cornichons (pickles) is an excellent accompaniment as they both provide refreshing tanginess to cut through the richness of the cheese.

Can you eat the rind of Mont D or cheese?

After being strapped in spruce bark the cheese is lightly-washed to encourage it to ripen (for 15 days). It helps that the Franche-Comte is also known for it’s salt mines, this salty washing solution helped create the dappled orange, and white fluffy rind (you can eat this rind – it’s edible!).

How do you eat Mont D or cheese?

If you get a really ripe Mont d’Or you can eat it straight out of the pot – dip in a hunk of fresh baguette and scoop it up, or slather it on with a spoon! Its’ got a delicious nutty, earthy taste. Or bake it – a really popular way to eat it in France as it brings out even more flavour.

Can Mont D or cheese be frozen?

The cheese is 350g, which is slightly smaller than a Vacherin Mont D’Or. Interesting that Vacherin will freeze, may need to seal well in the freezer!