Port Salut Cheese
Port-Salut is a mild flavored pressed semi-soft French cheese made from cow's milk and produced in 9-inch, 5-lb. wheels or discs. The refining process necessary to create this delectable cheese takes approximately one month to complete. The cheese is polished with a brine solution, adding to it's rich flavor.
A smooth cheese with a distinctive orange crust, formulated by the plastic-coated wrapper. It also has a distinctive semi-strong smell as it is a mature cheese which continues to gain in aroma once opened or cut.
Selecting and Buying
Preparation and Use
This cheese is traditionally served as a snack, appetizer or a light meal, and is paired with fruits, flavorful breads and light-bodied wines.
Conserving and Storing
This cheese will keep well in the refrigerator for up to one month if placed in a tightly sealed container or wrap.