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This cheese is also known under the name of Boule de Lille. The reason being is that the cheeses were originally matured in cellars situated in the town of Lille. The method of production of the Mimolette is the same as the Dutch cheese Edam.


Country of origin: France
Region, town: Lille
Source of milk: Cow
Texture: hard, firm
Flavour: buttery, caramel, nutty, sweet 
Aging time: min 2 months

Serving suggestion: It can be added to salads, omelettes and other cooked dishes or to compliment any cheese plate with colour and a very interesting taste.

Wine Pairing: It goes well with a red Pinot Noir or dry Champagne. 

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  • 2
    Two Metres

    Posted by Unknown on 19th Jan 2016

    A little disappointing. Dry in comparson to similar English cheeses.