Glen Echo Fine Foods Inc. - Social Club Artisan Foods

Velvet Fog

Velvet Fog is a cheese produced in Quebec at the Abbaye Saint-Benoît-du-Lac, and then brought to Ontario to be naturally smoked over hardwood.

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About this cheese

Velvet Fog is a semi-soft cheese with a velvety texture, natural rind and smoky flavour. It is produced in Quebec at the Abbaye Saint-Benoît-du-Lac, and then smoked in Ontario.

Pair it with...

wine

Pair with a Tawny Port.

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wine

Pair with apple brandy.

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Additional Information

Texture Semi-soft
Province Ontario
Rind type Natural
Milk type Pasteurized
Moisture 41%
Milk fat 30%
Distribution Federal

Keeping Cheese

Storage

Velvet Fog and Semi-soft cheeses in general, should keep in the refrigerator for 2-3 weeks.

Proper storage includes making sure that the wrapping adheres well to the cheese to prevent it from drying out. Keep cheeses on a lower shelf of your refrigerator, far from foods with strong odours, to avoid absorption of unwanted tastes and smells. If you follow these guidelines, your refrigerator’s vegetable drawer will be a good storage spot.

Plastic wrap is the most versatile, accessible and efficient way to preserve cheese freshness. It also provides the tightest seal to protect from moisture, odours and possibly mould in the fridge.

Freezing

Most cheeses can be frozen, but it is important to keep in mind that freezing can affect texture and character. This is why thawed cheeses are best reserved for use in cooking. Neither the taste nor texture of meals cooked with previously frozen cheeses will be affected.
You can freeze Velvet Fog cheese, in pieces of 500 g or less, for up to two months! Just carefully wrap cheese in plastic wrap and place in an airtight freezer bag or vacuum pack. Before using, it is important to allow cheese to thaw slowly in the refrigerator.

Additional Information

Texture Semi-soft
Province Ontario
Rind type Natural
Milk type Pasteurized
Moisture 41%
Milk fat 30%
Distribution Federal

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