Neufchâtel is a traditional, soft-white, table cheese, originating from the village of Neufchâtel-en-Bray in northern Normandy. It is one of France’s oldest cheeses.
Legend goes that, during the Hundred Years' War, because of the language barrier, a young women expressed their love for the English soldiers, who occupied Normandy; by giving them heart-shaped Neufchâtel cheese.
The producer: The Villiers family has been making Neufchâtel for six generations, using traditional methods. The Neufchâtel cheese is submitted to rigorous checks by the control for quality and origin.
Region: Normandy region, France
Portion Size: 200Gr
Family: Uncooked and unpressed soft cheese
Aroma: Salty, nutty and mushroomy
Ingredients to Consider (allergen, type of milk, etc.): Unpasteurized cow’s milk, lactose
Tip: Keep stored at +4° C – Take it out an hour before tasting