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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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difference between double and triple cream

Ever heard the phrase ‘double cream’ or triple ‘cream’ cheese? Or, you’ve tried these cheeses and they seem remarkably similar to a traditional Brie. In this article, we look at the similarities between these three types of cheeses, as well as the difference between brie, double cream and triple cream cheese. The terms ‘double cream cheese’ and ‘Brie’ are often used interchangeably, however, it is important to understand the difference between the terms and how to use them correctly. What are the Key Differences? A traditional Brie must be made in one of the 4 Brie Regions in Il de France and made with double cream. It must have a minimum butterfat content of 60%.Triple cream cheese has an even higher butterfat content, it must be a minimum of 75%. For instance, the well-known triple cream cheese Brillat-Savarin is 82% butterfat. The Similarities: All three types of cheese are made…

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