The House Mouse Heads to Paris for French Cheese

Pixar's Ratatouille

Disney’s Pixar Ratatouille

That’s right! The House Mouse is heading to Paris to taste the delectable fromage of France (and see the sights, of course.) I’ve packed my copy of “The Whole Fromage” by Kathe Lison and my list of suggested cheese shops, courtesy of Susan Sturman,  Director Anglophone Programs for Academie Opus Caseus (the cheese industry’s unique hands-on center for professional development), I almost feel ready to go.

Charles de Gaulle is famously rumored to have said “How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?”, yet according to The Cheese Times, there are upwards of 629 different cheese types in France. There is no way this little mouse will be able to nibble through even a fraction of those fromages in just a few days. While I love a good Banon, Brie and Camembert, I think it would be wise to seek out the cheeses which are unavailable to us Americans; especially some raw milk selections.

Stay tuned for photos from Paris and feel free to send along any suggestions of French cheese for The Mouse to seek out!

Au Revoir for now and Restez au Fromage!


 

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2 responses to “The House Mouse Heads to Paris for French Cheese

  1. Jennifer

    Sounds divine! Have a wonderful trip. I read a great tale once about contraband coulommiers that left me wanting some. Maybe you can give it a try for me!

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  2. How wonderful for you! Looking forward to a report and pictures!

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