Semi Soft Cheeses

Semi-soft cheeses are in-between a soft and hard cheese. The factor that makes a semi-soft cheese different from a soft cheese is moisture—harder cheeses generally have a lower moisture content. Semi-soft types normally have a longer shelf-life than soft cheeses but are otherwise similar in texture and shape. I have categorized semi-soft cheeses as either interior or surface ripened cheeses.
 

Taleggio Cheese

February 5, 2015 4 Comments
Taleggio Cheese

Taleggio – One of the Best “Value” Cheeses Lately I’ve been on the hunt for “value cheeses” and the washed rind Taleggio from Italy is one of the best examples I can describe that fits my idea of a great value cheese.  Taleggio is a washed rind cheese that can be found in every gourmet […]

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Sainte Maure de Touraine Cheese

September 16, 2012 1 Comment
Sainte Maure de Touraine Cheese

Creative Commons: Tangopaso Hey, There’s A Stick In The Middle Of My Cheese! The first time I tried cutting into this cheese, I noticed a stick in the middle of it. It looked like a cheese Popsicle. It turned out to be a straw and not a stick and is used to help the cheese […]

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Morbier Cheese

August 19, 2012 6 Comments
Morbier Cheese

Morbier Cheese – (MORE-bee-yay) – a semi-soft cow’s milk cheese You are going to love this cheese! I tasted Morbier for the first time at my friends gourmet market and loved it. Since then, I have purchased and served Morbier dozens of times. I like it because of its flavor, texture and history. Make sure […]

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Chabichou du Poitou Cheese

March 27, 2009 1 Comment
Chabichou du Poitou Cheese

Chabichou du Poitou Cheese My wife sent me to the Ardmore Farmer’s Market with instructions to come home with a “delicious, creamy, goat cheese that can be spread on crusty French bread.” With mission in hand I immediately checked in with my my favorite cheesemonger, Jack, who turned me onto Chabichou du Poitou, a soft, […]

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