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Brousse du Rove

Brousse du Rove
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  • Made from unpasteurized cow's, goat's or sheep's milk

  • Country of origin: France

  • Region: Bas-Languedoc, Comtat Venaissin

  • Type: soft, artisan

  • Fat content: 45%

  • Texture: creamy and grainy

  • Colour: white

  • Flavour: salty

  • Vegetarian: no

  • Producers: Various

The history of Brousse du Rove cheese dates back to about 2000 years! It is believed that it is named after a village to the west of Marseilles where it was produced for the first time.

Brousse du Rove, a cheese made from fresh, unaged goat’s milk cheese and sold in cone-shaped plastic containers. It is a soft, liquidy, creamy cheese with a sweet, mild, and light smell of milk.

Many “counterfeit” Rove Brousse cheeses exist today. They are made from cow’s milk. Brousse du Rove can be eaten as a savory dish with omelette or consumed as a dessert.

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