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Studying different culinary terms, learning and practicing recipes all the time. I am very passionate about food and family. I cook at work and at home.

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Blue-veined Cheeses

Bleu/Blue-a white with blue-green veins,    cylinder shaped cheese made from whole cow's milk or goat's milk. It has a tangy, piquant flavor with a semi-soft and sometimes crumbly texture.
Gorgonzola- a medium yellow cheese with blue marbling made from whole cow's milk and/or goat's milk. It has a tangy, piquant flavor with a semi-soft and dry texture.
Maytag Blue- a medium yellow cheese with blue marbling, cylinder shaped cheese made from whole cow's milk. It has a strong, salty flavor with a hard crumbly texture.
Stilton- a cylinder shaped, medium yellow cheese with blue marbling made from whole cow's milk. It has a mild, piquant flavor with a hard crumbly texture.
Roquefort- a cylinder shaped, white cheese with blue-green marbling made from raw sheep's milk. It has a sharp, pungent flavor with a semi-soft, crumbly texture.