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Dutch Mimolette (Commissiekaas)

Dutch Mimolette (Commissiekaas)
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  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Holland

  • Region: Nord

  • Type: hard, artisan

  • Texture: brittle, creamy and firm

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: orange

  • Flavour: fruity

  • Aroma: fruity

  • Vegetarian: no

This cheese looks like giant orange with rough, pitted skin. It is creamery, hard cheese made from cow's milk and it is actually a matured Edam coloured with carrot juice. After five months the cheese is firm, slightly oily, with a fruity aroma and nutty flavour. When aged the colour darkens to deep orange, the texture becomes hard, granular and brittle. It is fruity with a hint of orange zest. This cheese ripens in six to twelve months.

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