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In our articles, we have a strong focus on the best cheeses to pair with a variety of different foods. However, just for a moment, we are taking a step back from the cheese part of our best cheese pairings to focus on the most classic cheese pairing of them all, wine – in particular, Pinot Gris. What is Pinot Gris/ Pinot Grigio? Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio are popular white wine choices all around the world. Best known for their light, crisp texture, as well as their clean and easy to drink flavour. A unique flavour profile provides a great basis to pair your wine with a variety of different cheeses. Before we get into the best cheeses for your wine, let us take a look at the similarities and the differences between Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio. The Similarities: Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio are the same grape…

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roquefort in australia

The story of Roquefort in Australia is significant and has made big changes for the world of cheese in Australia. Continue reading for a little history and a cheese story that has had a significant impact. A Little History: As many readers will know, Australia has some strict food importation rules. One such rule is no importation of unpasteurised (raw) milk cheese. However, there are always some exceptions to this rule. Imports of Swiss Gruyere, Emmental and Parmigiano Reggiano are legal. The reason unpasteurised cheese cannot be imported is due to the suggested health risks associated with consuming raw milk products. However, it is the traditional method for making cheese, particularly French styles such as Brie and Camembert. There were even some issues selling unpasteurised cheese in Australia that had been produced with Australian milk. Of course, the risks of eating unpasteurised cheese are minimal. However, there is the concern…

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what is clothbound cheddar

Cheddar is one of the most popular styles of cheese all around the world. However, there are a variety of different types of techniques developed to enhance the flavour and quality of the cheese, for example clothbound. In this article, we look at what is clothbound cheddar, when it was invented and why it is used. What is Clothbound Cheddar? Clothbound Cheddar is a technique for aged cheddars after the cheddaring process. Clothbound cheese is a traditional, authentic technique to ensure the loss of moisture to create a full-flavoured, sharp and earthy flavoured cheese. It results in a very dense and crumbly texture. The cloth adds a natural protection, ensuring the cheese can breathe and expel moisture. What is Cheddaring? Cheddaring is a long-established technique that gives cheddar cheese its unique texture and flavour. The majority of cheesemakers use the cheddaring technique. The cheese-making process involves cutting the curds and…

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