Mont d'Or: France's "Holy Grail" of Cheeses
Did you know the European Union has recently been tightening up its standards for cheese packaging? It's true; they're favoring stainless-steel and plastic over traditional wooden boxes! Fortunately for A.O.C.-stamped Mont d'Or, spruce box wrapping is integral to production, keeping the plastic far away from this beauty! Here, David Lebovitz delivers the scoop on the goopy greatness that is Mont d'Or: France's "holy grail" of cheeses!
Mont d’Or has been called the holy grail of French raw milk cheeses. It’s goopy for sure, and if that bothers you, well, that’s something you’re going to have to work on for yourself. In the meanwhile, I’ve been lapping up this Mont d’Or I recently acquired, enjoying every single goopy mouthful.