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French Cheese Party Selection Box
This French cheese party selection box inludes almost 2kg of superb cheeses and some tasty treats. Enough for approx 20 people as part of a buffet.
The French really are very good at producing fantastic cheeses and these are four of their finest. Our French Cheese Party Selection Box also includes some tasty treats to accompany your cheese
Fourme d’Ambert, 400g – One of France’s most ancient traditional cheeses is Fourme d’Ambert. Produced in the eastern valleys of the Auvergne mountains in south central France. Made from pasteurised cows milk with about 25 litres used for one cheese. This is a fairly delicate blue cheese with a grey outer rind. The interior is soft, creamy and deliciously moist
Epoisses de Bourgogne, 250g in wooden box – This is yet another exceedingly good French cheese, a luscious washed rind cheese, made in the heart of Burgundy. The milk comes from the cows which have grazed for three months in the meadows nearby. With a distinctive soft red-orange colour, it is categoried as a smear-ripened cheese washed in marc de Bourgogne. It takes at least 6 weeks to fully mature. Epoisses has a powerfully rich flavour, both salty and creamy with a pungent aroma and meaty texture. Despite its pungent smell it’s a delight to eat and ripens to a golden liquid. An absolute must try cheese – truly magnifique!!
Comte, approx 500g – Comte is an superb quality classic French cheese made in the Massif of the Jura, a region made up of medium range mountains, which lie between Vosges and the Haute-Savoie. Considered one of the finest cheeses in the world. The flavour various from fruity with hints of Apricots, to a nutty spicy finish
Brie de Meaux 500g – This is a raw, soft unpasteurised cow’s milk brie. It has a very smooth, rich luscious soft oozing texture and complex, yet soothing flavour. Buttery sweet, earthy flavour with mushroom and fruity aroma’s. This cheese was first created in the middle ages by monks when it was first discovered. It is a superb, ancient and classic cheese
Toast for Cheese, Dates, Hazlenuts and Pumpkin seeds 100g – Simply loaded with fruits, nuts & seeds. Delicious
Damsons in Gin, 140g – Whole damsons (with stones) macerated in gin, tart yet sweet, with a delectable alcoholic flavour and aroma. Lovely with mild, creamy cheeses and superb with Vacherin Mont d’Or – how very decadent!
Slow Baked Fig Balls – These delicious fig balls come from Southern Italy. They are delectable juicy figs which are bursting with flavour. Slow cooked for hours at a very low temperature, at this point they are sticky with caramelised fig juices, they are then shaped into balls and encased in vine leaves. Truly magnificent and as you can imagine, they transform a very good cheese board into a sublime experience. Irresistible with soft creamy cheeses.
Monty Mice x 2 – two of our adorable clay mice (other decoration not included)
ADD A GIFT BASKET AND TURN YOUR ORDER INTO A LUXURY CHEESE GIFT. Add a lovely sturdy wicker gift basket to your order, and not only do we hand cut your cheese on the day of despatch but we’ll take the time to make your cheese gift extra special.
Attractively pacakged with wood wool and heat sealed with cellophane, we then hand tie with raffia and finish with a pretty gift card. Please let us know your gift message in our special instructions box at checkout stage. Sent in a brown outer box for transport.