Dairy
L'Artisan Fermier 200g

Product Profile:

Name L'Artisan Fermier
Producer L'Artisan Cheese
Origin Geelong, Victoria
Milk Stock Organic pasteurised cow
Rennet Type  Animal
Avg. Fat Content  21% approx.
Format Retail wedge
Size 200g fixed weight
Minimum Order 1 unit
Qty Per Box Not standardised

Description:

Third generation cheese maker Matthieu Megard uses local organic milk from a single herd of Jersey cows to make his range of cheeses. Longing for the traditional cheeses of the French Alps where he grew up, Matthieu set out to make cheeses that reflected the local Victorian terroir whilst capturing the essence of some of France’s most loved cheeses. The result is a compact range of handmade organic cheeses; all rich and full of flavour.

L’Artisan Fermier is a semi-hard, smear ripened cheese reminiscent of a classical Morbier with an ash layer through its centre. It is pressed for 12 hours in cloth, salted in a brine bath and then smeared every second day with a brine solution. After six weeks, the rind develops a reddish tinge and is slightly sticky to touch. It has a well-rounded nutty flavour with the slightest smokey finish and develops a stronger earthy character as it matures. It’s a great table cheese and melts well, too. 


NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Avg. servings per kilo: 20                serving size: 50g     
  Avg. per serve per 100g
Energy  620kJ 1240kJ
Protein  13g 26g
Fat, Total  10.7g 21.4g
  - Saturated  6.5g 13g
Carbohydrates 0.3g 0.6g
  - Sugars  0.05g 0.1g
Sodium  305mg 610mg
Ingredients: Milk, Salt, Cultures, Calf Rennet, Minera Ash.
Whilst all care has been taken to ensure this information is correct, please refer to the product label for further information.  


Information for this profile sourced from AOAP Staff, Calendar Cheese Co. & http://www.lartisancheese.com.au  


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