Category Archives: Fresh Cheese

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    Chèvre Frais

    Posted on October 8, 2015 by Michel in French Cheese, Fresh Cheese, Goat Cheeses, Sheep Cheese.

    There are different kinds of fresh cheeses mainly made from cow’s milk. Today we will look at a cheese made from goat’s milk: chèvre frais. In Corsica, these are called Broccio or Brocciu (and may also be produced from ewe’s milk – brebis frais). This name comes from the deformation of Brousse in Provençal language, […]

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  • Quark cheese, served with crackers, avocado & smoked meat.
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    Quark

    Posted on July 31, 2015 by Michel in Cow's Milk Cheese, Fresh Cheese, Goat Cheeses, Sheep Cheese, Swiss Cheese.

    During several years in Germany, I discovered a cheese that looked like a kind of French cheese, but was finer than the traditional white cheese that I knew in France. The Germans call it Quark cheese (pronounced Kvark). At one time, I found some in Canada, but it did not have the texture and taste of […]

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    Fresh Cheeses

    Posted on April 29, 2015 by Michel in Cow's Milk Cheese, French Cheese, Fresh Cheese, Goat Cheeses.

    This is probably the ancestor of all the cheeses that we know today. It is believed that the origin of cheese dates back to the Sumerian farmers at the dawn of agriculture. These early farmers noticed very quickly that when milk was exposed left at room temperature after a few hours or days the milk […]

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