Nobody who has ever eaten cheese needs an introduction to this hugely important French blue cheese but did you know the legend of its discovery: a young farmer was distracted from his ewes' milk cheese sandwich by a beautiful girl walking in the distance. He chased after her and left his meal in a nearby cave. After presumably quite a successful encounter, he returned a few months later, and the mould (Penicillium Roqueforti) had transformed his plain cheese into Roquefort!
What's it taste like? Salty, strong, silky and sweet, Roquefort is incomparable.
Where's it from? The ancient caves in a village called Roquefort-sur-Soulzon, near Millau in South West France.
Roquefort AOC is UNPASTEURISED and packed as a 100g wedge.
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