What is Reblochon de Savoie?

What is Reblochon de Savoie?

Reblochon de Savoie is one of the tastiest cheeses of France. It’s made in the mountains of the Haute Savoie from cows’ milk. Reblochon is a cheese classically associated with the idea of winter. Coming from the Aravis massif, in the region of Haute-Savoie, Reblochon became an Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée in 1958.

How do you eat Reblochon de Savoie?

At home, Reblochon should be kept in a cool place (10-12° c) and is best eaten in the 10 days following the purchase. Leave it at room temperature for two hours before eating. Reblochon AOC is perfect for winter dishes as the classic “Tartiflette”, a delicious baked gratin that’s traditional in Haute Savoie.

What is Reblochon in France?

Reblochon (French pronunciation: ​[ʁə. ʃɔ̃]) is a soft washed-rind and smear-ripened French cheese made in the Alpine region of Haute-Savoie from raw cow’s milk. It has its own AOC designation. Reblochon was first produced in the Thônes and Arly valleys, in the Aravis massif.

What is Reblochon cheese similar to?

If you’re in the market for a better substitute for Reblochon, there are good options available: Gruyere cheese. Fontina cheese. Port Salut cheese.

Is Reblochon banned in US?

Reblochon. After payment had been made, they went back to ‘remilk’ the cows, which yielded a fatty milk, one used to make Reblochon. But you will not find this semi-soft, raw cheese anywhere in the US. The FDA banned it in 2004 for falling short of the required aging time (it’s traditionally aged for just 50 days).

What cheese can I use instead of Reblochon?

If you don’t have (or don’t like) Reblochon cheese you can substitute:

  • You can use Italian Fontina which melts well.
  • OR – Try a good Port Salut. This cheese does not melt well. Thanks to reader Adam for that tip.
  • OR Muenster cheese which works well for melting too.

Can you freeze Reblochon de Savoie?

Reblochon can be frozen for up to 1 month. Be careful to wrap the cheese well before you freeze and make sure you have an idea of how you plan to use it because the cheese will change in texture.

What is a good substitute for robiola cheese?

Robiola is a soft Italian cheese available at cheese shops and specialty stores like Balducci’s. If unavailable, substitute a mixture of 1/2 cup mascarpone and 1/3 cup ricotta.