New accidental French invention: the lockdown cheese

The story behind the new type of cheese created by accident during the Covid-19 lockdown in France.
The story behind the new type of cheese created by accident during the Covid-19 lockdown in France.

How one farmer’s forgotten cheese turned into a new lockdown treat.

A farmer accidentally invented a new cheese – with a flavour between that of Munster and Camembert – after leaving it mouldering in his cellar during the lockdown.

Lionel Vaxelaire, who farms with wife Laura at Saulxures-sur-Mosel­otte ...

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