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what is mimolette cheese

Ever wondered what the bright orange, moon-shaped cheese is strategically placed in your local fromagerie cheese counter? It is more than likely to be Mimolette. In this article, we look at what is Mimolette cheese, as well as what makes it so unique and what to pair it with. What is Mimolette? Mimolette cheese is a cows milk cheese that is very hard in texture. It originally comes from Lille, Northern France.It has a contrasting texture, initially very hard and crumbly, but thick and creamy, a little like fudge. The flavour is rich, buttery, nutty, and the perfect contrast between sweet and salty. It is bright orange, due to the addition of annatto during the cheese-making process. What is Annatto? Annatto comes from the seed from an Achiote tree, which is native to South America. It has an intense colour which is the perfect addition to creating a bright orange…

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