Blue Vein Cheeses

Blue-veined or just “blue cheese” is a soft cheese in it’s composition, but I’m categorizing it separately because of it’s distinctive nature. On the surface, this type of cheese has visible mold bacteria that is blue-green in color. Blue vein cheeses are produced from cow’s milk, sheep’s milk, or goat’s milk. The cultivated bacteria produce a distinctive aroma and sharp and salty taste. Blue cheeses are great for crumbling on a salad and will enhance the taste of lettuce and greens.
 

Cashel Blue – The First Irish Blue Cheese

March 17, 2012 7 Comments
Cashel Blue – The First Irish Blue Cheese

Cashel Blue Cheese So it makes sense to talk about one of my new favorite blue cheeses, Cashel Blue, that comes from Beechmount in South Tipperary Ireland. What’s really interesting about this cheese and makes it a perfect choice for St. Paddy’s day is it is named after a medieval castle called The Rock of […]

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Colston Bassett Blue Stilton Cheese

November 10, 2011 2 Comments
Colston Bassett Blue Stilton Cheese

Colston Bassett Blue Stilton You know how much my wife and I love cheese. Most Saturday mornings we head to the Farmers Market to buy some ingredients for the weekend and pick up a tasty cheese with a loaf of Italian bread for our morning breakfast. My new friend Bill, whom I affectionately call Bill […]

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