Chaource – c’est bon

We tried the smallest thinnest Chaource tonight.

It had a lot of attitude. Creamy center, a little chew to the rind. Nice fragrance. Sharper than I expected and just a tiny runny which suggests to me that I let it age too long. The local cheese shop is going to try to get in some Chaource so I have something to compare it to.

It reminded me of when a friend and I would buy ‘stinky cheeses’ and enjoy them with walnuts and port. Mmmm.

I liked how creamy white the interior was, and the rich smear it left on the knife when I cut it open.

We enjoyed a thin slice smeared across a bit of Fire Island Bakery baguette.


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