Fourme d’Ambert AOP - sliced into its characteristic rounds, Fourme d’Ambert should reveal a creamy, ivory color and a uniquely soft, unctuous texture that veers almost towards chewiness.
Huge, mountainous region located in central France is a well-kept foody secret, lauded by those 'in-the-know' for having the best terroir going, not only for cheese but everything that springs from its gloriously fertile volcanic soil.
Only a couple hours away from Lyon, the Auvergne region is known for its rolling, dormant volcanoes, Gaulois history, and Romanesque architecture...
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