The Top Three Stinkiest Cheeses In The World
When it comes to the different varieties of cheese that are available, there are many people that have their favorite kind and don’t want to try anything different. That is fine for you but what about the people that love cheese and want to try as many different varieties as they can? Do you know who would want to try the different varieties of stinky cheeses? You need to know about the top three stinkiest cheeses if you are a cheese lover.
There is one type of stinky cheese that could be the stinkiest cheese in the world according to scientists. That kind of cheese is called, Vieux Boulogne. It is a cheese that comes from Boulogne Sur Mer in Northern France and is a soft cheese. It is always aged between seven and nine weeks. One of the things that make it so stinky is that the rind is brushed with beer. Then the beer reacts with enzymes in the cheese to give it that pungent smell.
The Vieux Boulogne even beat out Eposisses de Bourgogne, which is a cheese that is so stinky that it has been banned from being taken on the public transport in France where is made. You can find this variety of cheese in only on shop in the UK and there are two shops in London that carry it. It has a square shape and is about 10 cm wide and 4 cm deep.
Now that you know about what may be the stinkiest cheese to exist, you need to know what some of the other varieties of stinky cheese are. Here are a few of them.
- One: English Cheddar – This cheese is always aged between six to twenty four months. It is known as being the least stinky cheese made, along with Parmesan cheese.
- Two: Pont l’Eveque – This cheese came in second as being one of the stinkiest cheeses ever made. It is made in Normandy.
- Three: Camembert de Normandy – This variety of cheese came in third as being one of the stinkiest cheeses made. It has a natural rind and is best known for having a creamy texture and mushroomy aroma.
These are just the top three varieties of stinky cheese that you may want to try if you are a cheese lover. It may be hard to find any of these stinky cheeses unless you are willing to take a trip to where it is made or if you can find it on the internet. You will just have to take some time to find the kind that you want to try. You will be glad you did when you have your first taste.