Turophile Terms – D, E, F
I hope you all had a nice week off from our vocabulary lesson to recooperate from a rockin’ New Year’s Eve. To play catch-up, today we have three letters!
Double-crème, also sometimes called double cream, is a type of cheese with a minimum of 60% butterfat, and a maximum of 74%. Brie and Camembert are often double-crème cheeses.
Dutch-type (or style) cheeses are manufactured and taste similar to cheeses that are produced in theNetherlands, but are not necessarily from that region.
When a cheese has eyes, it is not referring to the seeing kind, but rather the little holes found within the body of the cheese.
When a cheese is described as earthy, it has rich, rustic, and hearty tones to it, such as mushrooms.
En Croute is a term used to describe a food wrapped in pastry. Brie en Croute is a very popular cheese recipe.
Fondue is a dish of melted cheeses, wine, and cream. It is served with crusty bread, poultry, steak, and sometimes vegetables. You can use just about any type of cheese to make a fondue!
Fromage is the French term for cheese. A Fromager is a person who has an in depth knowledge of cheese.
Fermier is a French term used to describe cheeses that are made locally on small farms.
Remember to check back next Monday for more terms! 🙂