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Maredsous

Maredsous
  • Made from cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Belgium

  • Type: soft

  • Vegetarian: no

The name of this cheese is derived from Maredsous Abbey in Belgium, where the cheese is made by the monks. Maredsous is a loaf-shaped cheese made from cow's milk. The cheese is lightly pressed, then washed in brine to create the firm, orange crust and pungent aroma. Maredsous is a table cheese or could be used for grilling.