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Le DIABLE aux Vaches

Le DIABLE aux Vaches won the special mention High Distinction at the 2013 Global Cheese Awards in the soft cheese with or without rind category.

Le Studio Fromager
Laurentides

This Maroilles-type soft cheese with a washed rind is made with thermized milk drawn from the cheese maker’s herd of cows. The herd is made up of crossed Québec and Brown Swiss cows that are fed dry hay, grains and herbs from the organic field. It is surface-ripened in brine for sixty days. Its reddish rind is covered with a moist white bloom. The cheese is dotted with little holes and has an ivory colour, while its texture is smooth and creamy. It has an aroma that evokes the farm and herbs, as well as a taste of herbs with hints of fresh farm milk that is melt-in-your-mouth delicious.

The name Le DIABLE aux Vaches (the devil among the cows) was chosen in honour of the developing Du Diable mountain in the Hautes-Laurentides. The cows graze at the base of the mountain, which is why we can say that the devil is among the cows!

This cheese is available from the cheese maker, at specialty grocery stores and cheese shops as well as from some supermarkets.

Soft
Thermized milk cheeses
M.G. : 29 % Moisture : 50 %

How to enjoy it

  • With a good crusty bread
  • With fruit and nuts
  • At wine and cheese parties
  • In sandwiches
  • In soups
  • Grilled on bread
  • To thicken sauces

Cheese shops

Le Studio Fromager

37, route 309 Sud
Ferme-Neuve (Québec)
J0W 1C0
(819) 440-4727

Web Site

Accompaniments

Fruity and medium-bodied SAQ

These medium-bodied wines have a more intense colour, a rich nose dominated by fruit aromas and present but subtle tannins.