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Pizy is a bloomy rind cheese made from 100% pasteurized cow's milk by Fromagerie La Suisse Normande in Quebec. Its name comes from the name of a small village in the Swiss canton of Vaud, where one of the cheesemakers, Fabienne Guitel, grew up. Pizy is made in the style of Tomme Vaudoise, a cheese local to Fabienne’s hometown.

This soft farm cheese has a smooth, melt-in-your-mouth creamy white paste that becomes increasingly runny over time. Flavours are mild, milky with notes of salted butter and a hint of bitterness, resulting from prolonged ripening.

Serve Pizy on a cheese platter seasoned with pepper and cumin. It is also a good choice for breakfast or as a side dish. Pair aromatic and mellow white wine or Sparkling rose with Pizy to enhance its flavour.

This is an award-winning cheese having won the Prix de l'École de laiterie award at the 2014 Sélection CASEUS competition.

  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk
  • Country of origin: Canada
  • Region: Quebec
  • Family: Tomme
  • Type: soft, artisan, soft-ripened
  • Fat content: 27%
  • Texture: creamy, smooth and soft
  • Rind: bloomy
  • Colour: ivory
  • Flavour: bitter, buttery, mild, milky, salty
  • Aroma: mushroom
  • Producers: Fromagerie La Suisse Normande

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