Monthly Archives: September 2015

A Salute to “Colonel” Livarot

Livarot is one of France’s most famous stinkers. While it has a monastic background, its nickname is military. “The Colonel”; the five “stripes” of reeds around its edges resemble those on a French colonel’s uniform. This cheese makes itself known … Continue reading

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Paiva Ovelha – A Sheep Lost in Time

Or so says Paiva, producer of the simply named Ovelha (sheep in Portuguese): “A origem do queijo de  Ovelha  perde-se na arte dos tempos,” (The origin of the Sheep´s milk cheese is lost in time). The origin may be lost, … Continue reading

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