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Photo Credit: Zingerman's Creamery

Little Napoleon

Little Napoleon is a goat cheese made by Zingerman's Creamery based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It is produced by gentle handling of the cheese curds. These are then allowed to cure for about a month that gives a robust flavour to the cheese. A young Little Napolean has a light creamy feel with a touch of acidic flavour. As it ages to about 2-3 weeks, it becomes semi-firm with a strong savoury flavour. The fully matured cheese is hard and has a pungent goaty flavour. 

The Little Napoleon is best when served on rusty French bread, toast points or crackers. It pairs well with touch of sweet, like a fig jam or chutney. 

  • Made from pasteurized goat's milk
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Region: Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Type: hard, artisan
  • Texture: firm
  • Rind: mold ripened
  • Colour: pale yellow
  • Flavour: acidic, savory
  • Aroma: goaty, pungent
  • Vegetarian: no
  • Producers: Zingerman's Creamery

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