A cow's milk cheese with bold, straightforward flavor and smooth, creamy, moist texture.
An exceptional cow's milk cheese from Italy with a moist, creamy texture and complex flavor. May be marketed as dolce or naturale, the former being milder and the latter, stronger tasting and more aromatic.
An acclaimed American cow's milk cheese with creamy texture and good, assertive flavor.
A sheep's milk cheese from France with a moist, crumbly interior and true, clean, strong flavor. Some Roqueforts are rather salty.
A cow's milk cheese from England with firm texture and assertive flavor.
Adapted from Williams-Sonoma Kitchen Companion: The A to Z Guide to Everyday Cooking, Equipment and Ingredients (Time-Life Books, 2000)