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    What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Post by Jan1 on Wed Aug 20 2014, 17:54

    What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Well with so many great cheeses available it's sometimes quite hard to choose.

    Enjoying a meal with relations yesterday we were introduced to a 'new cheese'. It was a new cheese for us, but you may have already tried it.

    Drum roll .........it was Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Epoisses. A French cheese described as a rich and aromatic cheese with smooth velvety texture washed in Marc De Bourgoyne Brandy for an intense flavour. It's also described as pungent and rich (level 3). Yes, for pungent read "smelly" but not quite gas mask material !

    Such a lovely rich, creamy taste, for special occasions, or indeed any day it's just great tasting food.
    Just what we LCHF lifestyle followers love.

    Here's the link and looking forward to hearing about what is your favourite cheese.

    http://www.mysupermarket.co.uk/sainsburys-price-comparison/cheese/sainsburys_taste_the_difference_epoisses_250g.html

    All the best Jan
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    Re: What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Post by Paul1976 on Wed Aug 20 2014, 18:02

    Sounds great Jan! Wink I like a variety of cheese to snack on so it's a difficult choice but I would say that a decent wedge of Cheshire,Wensleydale,Somerset Brie,Roquefort and long clawson Stilton would be my 'Desert Island cheeses' of choice. Smile


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    Re: What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Post by Andy12345 on Wed Aug 20 2014, 19:12

    im going to try more cheeses, ive been a little scared of other cheeses other than cheddar which i love after a childhood incident with a blindfold and some blue cheese lol i chit you not, so i must try some others Smile
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    Re: What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Post by mo1905 on Wed Aug 20 2014, 19:24

    Mild Cathedral Cheddar for me ! Nothing blue, mouldy, smelly, red, white, waxy or goaty for me !


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    Post by cold ethyl on Wed Aug 20 2014, 19:27

    Favourite is a good strong cheddar, but also partial to bit of St Agur, Stilton, Camembert, Wensleydale , Brie, smoked cheese. Really probably easiest to say what I don't like, which are goats' cheeses and not fussed on Caerphilly.

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    Re: What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Post by Xyz on Wed Aug 20 2014, 19:30

    Roquefort.

    It's unbelievable. It overwhelms me with every fragment.
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    Re: What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Post by Avocado Sevenfold on Wed Aug 20 2014, 20:45

    @Jan1 wrote:What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Well with so many great cheeses available it's sometimes quite hard to choose.

    Enjoying a meal with relations yesterday we were introduced to a 'new cheese'. It was a new cheese for us, but you may have already tried it.

    Drum roll .........it was Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Epoisses. A French cheese described as a rich and aromatic cheese with smooth velvety texture washed in Marc De Bourgoyne Brandy for an intense flavour. It's also described as pungent and rich (level 3). Yes, for pungent read "smelly" but not quite gas mask

    Such a lovely rich, creamy taste, for special occasions, or indeed any day it's just great tasting food.
    Just what we LCHF lifestyle followers love.

    Here's the link and looking forward to hearing about what is your favourite cheese.

    http://www.mysupermarket.co.uk/sainsburys-price-comparison/cheese/sainsburys_taste_the_difference_epoisses_250g.html

    All the best Jan

    Epoisses?  Watching the Bake Off programme just now.   The young girl is using it in a recipe.  She said it is so smelly that it is banned on public transport in France!  Eeek!
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    Re: What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Post by mo1905 on Wed Aug 20 2014, 20:53

    Why would anyone want to eat something that smells so bad !! It reminds me of when I was a kid. My nan only used to use sterilised milk. When she made me a cup of tea, every time I took a sip, it was like a little "blow off" under my nose ! Crazy the things you remember eh :-)


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    Re: What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Post by Avocado Sevenfold on Wed Aug 20 2014, 20:58

    On the programme, the judges didn't mention it being whiffy!
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    Re: What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Post by Avocado Sevenfold on Wed Aug 20 2014, 21:03

    Favourite cheese - tricky question.

    My favourite cheese dish is probably deep fried, double-breaded Brie with gremolata.  Made it with Livlife crumbs a while back and it was awesome.

    Any other non-mouldy, non-rennetty cheese for me, please.  Love it.
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    Post by Jan1 on Wed Aug 20 2014, 21:08

    We didn't find Epoisses whiffy !
    We just loved the taste - so I guess it wasn't around long enough to get whiffy.

    However, I think if out of the fridge too long then it could get that way.

    A strong cheddar is a great tasting cheese and not a whiff around but with so many good cheeses to choose from we can keep our fridge well stocked. 

    All the best Jan
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    Post by Jan1 on Wed Aug 20 2014, 21:11

    @Avocado Sevenfold wrote:Favourite cheese - tricky question.

    My favourite cheese dish is probably deep fried, double-breaded Brie with gremolata.  Made it with Livlife crumbs a while back and it was awesome.

    Any other non-mouldy, non-rennetty cheese for me, please.  Love it.
    Love the sound of your cheese dish. Can you still get Livlife bread? We use the Hi Lo (low carb bread) occasionally which is 5 carbs per slice.

    All the best Jan
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    Re: What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Post by Avocado Sevenfold on Wed Aug 20 2014, 21:19

    @Jan1 wrote:
    @Avocado Sevenfold wrote:Favourite cheese - tricky question.

    My favourite cheese dish is probably deep fried, double-breaded Brie with gremolata.  Made it with Livlife crumbs a while back and it was awesome.

    Any other non-mouldy, non-rennetty cheese for me, please.  Love it.
    Love the sound of your cheese dish. Can you still get Livlife bread? We use the Hi Lo (low carb bread) occasionally which is 5 carbs per slice.

    All the best Jan

    Livlife has been discontinued and Hi Lo is not available here in Scotland. I have a good recipe for bread using almond flour and psyllium husk so am ok for bread if I fancy some. Not eating bread much these days though Very Happy 
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    Post by Scandichic on Wed Aug 20 2014, 22:24

    @paul1976 wrote:Sounds great Jan! Wink I like a variety of cheese to snack on so it's a difficult choice but I would say that  a decent wedge of Cheshire,Wensleydale,Somerset Brie,Roquefort and long clawson Stilton would be my 'Desert Island cheeses' of choice. Smile
    All of those plus cambozola! Yum! Just going to cut myself a piece now!  Very Happy 
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    Post by Scandichic on Wed Aug 20 2014, 22:28

    @Jan1 wrote:What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Well with so many great cheeses available it's sometimes quite hard to choose.

    Enjoying a meal with relations yesterday we were introduced to a 'new cheese'. It was a new cheese for us, but you may have already tried it.

    Drum roll .........it was Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Epoisses. A French cheese described as a rich and aromatic cheese with smooth velvety texture washed in Marc De Bourgoyne Brandy for an intense flavour. It's also described as pungent and rich (level 3). Yes, for pungent read "smelly" but not quite gas mask material !
    Such a lovely rich, creamy taste, for special occasions, or indeed any day it's just great tasting food.
    Just what we LCHF lifestyle followers love.

    Here's the link and looking forward to hearing about what is your favourite cheese.

    http://www.mysupermarket.co.uk/sainsburys-price-comparison/cheese/sainsburys_taste_the_difference_epoisses_250g.html

    All the best Jan

    I am posting this link for the fine cheese company. They have a shop in Bath and they are passionate about cheese. It's not cheap and I get it as presents for people who then rave about it. We visited the shop and it is awesome!
    http://www.finecheese.co.uk
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    Post by Avocado Sevenfold on Wed Aug 20 2014, 22:38

    Our local artisan cheesemonger shop is called Mellis. It's almost an anagram of smelly.
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    Re: What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Post by Denise on Wed Aug 20 2014, 22:43

    Mine is Shropshire Red, quite strong but not smelly.

    http://www.britishcheese.com/othercheese/shropshire_red-102
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    Re: What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Post by sanguine on Wed Aug 20 2014, 23:47

    I like most traditional British cheeses, and if I had to pick one it would be Blue Stilton. For variety and flavour I would rate British cheese the best in the world. I also like soft French cheeses, but I can't stand Edam and Gouda - like eating rubber.

    The 'bad smelling' cheeses usually taste much better than they seem.

    I get annoyed when cheese is messed about with. I don't want Wensleydale with apricots or cranberries buried in it! (Do I Gromit?).
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    Re: What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Post by mo1905 on Wed Aug 20 2014, 23:49

    Amazes me how much real Parmesan cheese costs ! It stinks !


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    Re: What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Post by Scandichic on Thu Aug 21 2014, 08:10

    Always think Parmesan smells like cat sick. Tastes grim too! And I love cheese!
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    Re: What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Post by Paul1976 on Thu Aug 21 2014, 12:03

    @Scandichic wrote:Always think Parmesan smells like cat sick. Tastes grim too! And I love cheese!

    The worst one was the fake stuff in a tub that you could keep in a cupboard in the 1980's that some of my family used to sprinkle over Spag Bol!! That stunk so bad of vomit that I used to run out of the house!  Shocked


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    Post by Scandichic on Thu Aug 21 2014, 12:12

    @paul1976 wrote:
    @Scandichic wrote:Always think Parmesan smells like cat sick. Tastes grim too! And I love cheese!

    The worst one was the fake stuff in a tub that you could keep in a cupboard in the 1980's that some of my family used to sprinkle over Spag Bol!! That stunk so bad of vomit that I used to run out of the house!  Shocked
    My mother was guilty of that. Why would you want to eat something that gross! I tried making some Parmesan crisps recently! Eeeww!
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    Re: What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Post by Jan1 on Thu Aug 21 2014, 19:29

    Parmesan is so good to add that extra flavour to dishes - it's the taste that counts not the smell surely ???????

    BTW I bought a nice piece of Cheddar today  Smile 

    All the best Jan
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    Post by mo1905 on Thu Aug 21 2014, 20:31

    Yes, it's the taste that counts but you can't get it in your mouth without a glance by the nose :-)


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    Re: What is your Favourite Cheese ?

    Post by clearviews on Fri Aug 22 2014, 14:29

    So hard to choose one but a good blue vein or stilton or brie... Just done a Soft Cheese making course and I love it! My fav so far is my feta and I am going to make a Persian Feta next.
    It is all in the way you cut the curds!
    Just put 5 Camembert into the fridge from my 'cheese room', my laundry.
    Next year I am going to do the Advanced Cheese Making which includes the blue cheeses.
    The cheese is what is holding me back from being a true Paleo!!!!

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