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Language: French

Description: A soft, elastic cheese made with cow’s milk. It has a strong flavour and is made in Anjou. This industrially made cheese is eaten all year round and is made with pasteurised milk, having 40% fat (dry). The curds are uncooked and unpressed. It may be found in the following dimensions: 9 cm ( 4") diameter x 2.5 cm ( 1") deep, weighing 170-200 g (6-7 oz). Affinage is usually 1 month.

Ethnicity: French
Most frequent country: France
Most frequent region: Nantais in Anjou in Pays-de-la-Loire
Better known as: Fromage du Pays Nantais
Also known as: Curé (Nantais)

See places: French food and cuisine, Anjou, Maine et Loire, Nantais, Pays-de-la-Loire

See foods and dishes: beurre blanc, brochet au beurre blanc, Crémet, Curé Nantais

See drinks, wines etc: Côteaux d'Ancenis, Côteaux de la Loire, Muscadet

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