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Peau Rouge
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Peau Rouge

Peau Rouge is a washed-rind hard cheese that must be aged for at least a year to develop a characteristic aroma and flavour of grilled hazelnuts, evocative of caramel. It is a crumbly cheese with a creamy yellow paste and orange-pink and moist rind that gives off a fairly pronounced aroma. This cheese is excellent for pizza or pasta dishes.

  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk
  • Country of origin: Canada
  • Region: Quebec
  • Type: hard
  • Fat content: 25%
  • Texture: crumbly and firm
  • Rind: washed
  • Colour: pale yellow
  • Flavour: caramel, nutty, woody
  • Aroma: strong
  • Producers: Les Dépendances

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