March 24, 2014

Photo du Jour - Spotted At La Fromagerie

Mothais sur Feuille

Mothais sur Feuille - unpasteurized fromage de chèvre wrapped in a chestnut leaf.
Good things come in small packages.

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Michel said...

I wonder how different this cheese is from the fromage de Banon, which is fresh goat cheese wrapped in chestnut leaves. It is one of our favorite cheeses made in Provence.

Jennifer Greco said...

The flavor is very different.
Banon is much stronger and has a more pronounced, earthy, heady flavor. Mothais is often served much younger and is aged in caves with high humidity, keeping it moist, but not runny like Banon often is.
I love Banon too!