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Description: "Curdled bale or bunch." Curds in Anjou, Charentes and Poitou. A fresh cheese made from the curds of cow, goat or sheep's milk. It is mild, soft and creamy and is made in many homes and on farms. Known as 'pigouille' when moulded or 'jonchée' when moulded in a rush basket. Traditionally, curdling is initiated by the addition of a cardoon flower. It is best from spring to late summer.
Most frequent country: France
Most frequent region: Anjou in Pays-de-la-Loire, Poitou-Charentes
See places: French food and cuisine, Anjou, Charentes, Maine et Loire, Pays-de-la-Loire, Poitou-Charentes
See foods and dishes: Jonchée, Pigouille