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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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what cheese pairs with pears

Are you looking for a light, sweet accompaniment to your cheeseboard? Pears are a great option. Their sweet, fruity flavour and acidity can help to bring out the best of the flavours in several different cheese varieties and help bring a cheese board together. In this article, we look at what cheese pairs with pears. What Cheese Pairs with Pears? The number one cheese choice for pears is Camembert. This is a well-known French cheese, semi-soft and savoury in flavour. The earthy, mushroom and pungent flavour helps to balance out the sweetness and the acidity. Top 6 Cheeses to pair with Pears are: Camembert Fresh Goats Chevre Double cream cheese Gorgonzola Aged Cheddar Gouda Why is Camembert Such a Good Pairing? Camembert is the ultimate pairing with pears as they have contrasting flavours. Camembert has a savoury complexion, compared to the sweeter style of the pear. This Normandy cheese is…

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