A cheese with its own museum (La Maison du Munster) is definitely one worth getting to know. Smooth, strong, sweet and spicy, Munster dates back to 7th century Alsace and was made by Benedictine monks who weren’t allowed to eat meat and so wanted something tasty to compensate. (Munster = monastery). It’s matured in caves […]
A Provençal goat’s milk cheese made from unpasteurised milk and wrapped in chestnut leaves, Banon has a mild milky taste that develops an earthy nuttiness as the cheese ages and the leaves dry. It looks so pretty it’s almost a shame to eat it until you open the leaves and dive in.