What are they supposed to smell like? And what are they supposed to taste like?? They look so beautiful and it makes me wonder about making some but I am not yet a fan of very stinky cheeses. can you describe what it's supposed to be like?
Well, I guess you love them or you hate them. Some people say they smell like dirty socks, which is reasonable because the B.Linens comes from the same family of bacteria that is responsible for smelly feet.
In some parts of France it is forbidden to have Epoisses with you in public transport, and not without reason. It's a miracle that something with such a smell can taste so lovely.
But I love the smell (the cheese that is, not the socks and I'm pretty sure I can distinguish with a blind test
This is my first real Reblochon because the first batch turned out to be more Camembert than Reblochon, but it was moisty, creamy, full of flavour with a slightly sharp edge, caused by the BL probably