What’s Neufchatel cheese like? A lovely, ages-old, cheese from Normandie that has a pure, creamy and luxurious taste similar to that of a Camembert.
Where’s it from? It’s made in the Neufchâtel-en-Bray, French region of Normandy
Packaging: This is the AOC UNPASTEURISED. A heart-shaped wrapped 200g circular whole cheese.
Neufchatel is also available as part of A Heart-Shaped Box, perfect for Valentine’s day.
A superb book has come to our attention that features poems created in adoration of cheese. ‘A Tasting to Eternity – A love affair with traditional French Cheeses’ by David Nutt is packed with beautifully written prose all in honour of this favourite French export. Here’s an extract.
Recipes ideal for Neufchatel:
Neufchatel AOC cheese makes the most delicious cream cheese frosting, try it in this wonderful pineapple, carrot and pecan cake for moist and creamy bites.
Nothing beats a homemade pizza. The base is crispy with a nice thick crust, and the three cheeses give you mouthwatering flavour with every bite. It’s sure to get your partner’s heart racing this Valentine’s day.
Try this delicious salad of warm fine green beans and tiny new potatoes with chunks of Neufchatel. Ideal as a starter, light lunch or healthy supper.
Quiche is the perfect summertime meal. Serve it hot or cold, as a main meal or light bite. We also have this Leek Quiche recipe that uses hazelnut pastry.
Ready made puff pastry makes for delicious cheese tarts. Try it in these Rosemary and Red Onion Tart and these Spinach Puffs.
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