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This cheese is nicknamed “The Colonel” because of the five bands that encircle the cheese resembling the shoulder stripes of a colonel’s uniform. It is produced in Normandie, Northern France from raw milk from the Normandie cow (although our recipe will call for pasteurized milk from any breed of cow). It is believed to have been created by monks about 700 years ago, and now is made by only one dairy, La Fromagerie Graindorge. Originally this cheese was made with a lower butterfat milk, and while aging became quite soft and gooey, hence the need for the bands to help hold the wheel’s form. Nowadays, it’s made with a higher fat milk and the bands are mainly decorative and a nod to tradition. This washed rind cheese is heavy on aroma and flavor.
Purchasing this ON DEMAND class will give you instant access to this course and you can watch it over and over again for as long as you wish. The link to the course will be sent immediately by out automated software but sometimes these emails get screened by spam filters so be sure to check all your junk mail and promotions folders! You’ll also be receiving the downloadable recipes and food safety tips. Once you’ve finished your classes, you’ll have the opportunity to get your questions answered by our experienced and helpful cheesemaking instructors.