Mimolette cheese



This Mimolette cheese was originally a request from Louis XIV who was looking for a native French cheese to replace Edam! This cheese is famous for being really difficult to cut into as well.



Mimolette cheese, Lille, France

Mimolette cheese gets it’s name from the French word “mi-mou” which means semi-soft.  The orange color you see comes from the annatto making it have a sweet and nutty flavor.  In fact, when this cheese is young, it tastes a bit like Parmesan. Most people tend to like it extra-aged. Our batch has been aged for 22 months!  Try this one with some dried fruit or nuts.


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