Époisses de Bourgogne
Commonly referred to as Époisses, it is a pungent unpasteurised cows-milk cheese. A washed-rind cheese (washed in marc de Bourgogne, the local pomace brandy), it is circular at around either 10cm or 18cm in diameter, with a distinctive soft red-orange colour. It is sold in a circular wooden box, and is best served with a good red Burgundy wine, or even Sauternes.
Its odour is so strong that reportedly it has been banned from French public transport.
One way to stop the odour permeating your fridge (and kitchen, and house) is to store the cheese in an airtight box. Whilst I imagine a purist would sniff at the idea, it's prevented arguments in our household!
Calories in different varieties and various types of cheeses
The number of calories in various types of cheese is very similar when you compare your cheese to a similar types of cheese.
For example, almost cheeses that are similar to Cheddar cheese have around 400 calories per 100g
If the Époisses de Bourgogne is not listed below, select a similar type of cheese from the list below to get a rough idea for the number of calories in Époisses de Bourgogne.
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|Cheese type||Calories per 100g|
|Queso blanco cheese||310|
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