Bleu d'Auvergne is an old traditional French cheese, an AOC cheese, made from raw cow's milk, produced in the Auvergne region, like the Fourme d'Ambert. The Bleu d'Auvergne is quite different though, it is an aromatic cheese, salty and rich, piquant and slightly crumbly.
It is said that Bleu d'Auvergne was supposed to be an alternative to Roquefort, milk from Salers and Aubrac cows instead of sheep's milk. It does explain the saltiness, the piquant flavor and the crumbles.
Bleu Auvergne is aged ... read more