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Raw Cow’s Milk
AOC (Industrial)
Auvergne, France

Cantal, according to Steve Jenkins, (The Cheese Primer), is “one of the world’s oldest cheeses; honest, workmanlike, and straightforward”, probably like the original hill farmers who spent their days in hard labour, tending to their cows and making cheese. Named for the Cantal Mountains in Auvergne, the cheese predates Roquefort and was mentioned by Pliny the Elder in his “Historia Naturalis”, written in the first century AD. The French word for cheese is said to have stemmed from ‘le formage” which refers to the wooden cylinder in which Cantal curds were placed. It is a semi-firm cheese with a moist, straw-coloured interior and a smooth dry, greyish-brown rind. Cantal has a milky aroma and the flavour should be mild, buttery and the finish should be somewhat acidic. It can sometimes be prone to blue mold but the French refer to this as fleur de bleu and happily eat it. Cantal is simply good in a ham sandwich or served on its own with apple or pear, and it melts well, making it a tasty addition to warm dishes like mashed potatoes.

Click on any thumbnail or [MORE] for a larger image and full description. Available cheeses change on a regular basis. Cheeses listed will not necessarily be available at any given time.

Beemster Extra OldBeemster Extra Old
Pasteurized Cow’s Milk
Het Beemsterwapen (Industrial)

Beemster exhibits the traditional characteristics, [MORE]

Bleu d’ÉlizabethBleu d’Élizabeth
Raw Cows Milk
Fromagerie du Presbytère (Farmstead Organic)
Central Quebec

Bleu d’Élizabeth is an organic, cheese [MORE]

Raw Cow’s Milk
AOC (Industrial)
Auvergne, France

Cantal, according to Steve Jenkins, (The Cheese Primer), [MORE]

Cape VesseyCape Vessey
Pasteurized Goat
Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Co,
Picton, Ontario

This is a chewy, pungent, cheese [MORE]

Le Chèvre NoirLe Chèvre Noir
Low Temperature Pasteurized Goat
Fromagerie Tournevent
Chesterville, Quebec

This internationally acclaimed goat milk cheddar [MORE]

Ciel de CharlevoixCiel de Charlevoix
Raw Cow’s Milk (artisan)
La Maison d’Affinage, Maurice Dufour, Baie-Saint Paul,

Whole milk from a single herd is used [MORE]

Comté ReserveComté Reserve
Raw Cow’s Milk
AOC Designation (Cooperative Producers)
Jura Region, France

France’s Jura Region, [MORE]

Pasteurized Cow’s Milk
Thornloe Cheese (Artisan)

Only recently developed, [MORE]

Fleur en LaitFleur en Lait
Pasteurized cow
Glengarry Fine Cheeses
Lancaster, Ontario

Fleur en lait, a newcomer [MORE]

Gorgonzola DolceGorgonzola Dolce
Pasteurized Cow’s Milk
AOC (Industrial)
Lombardy, Italy

Gorgonzola, a blue veined cheese [MORE]

Grey OwlGrey Owl
Pasteurized Goat’s Milk
Fromagerie la Detour (Artisan)
Notre-Dame-du-Lac, Québec

Fromagerie La Detour’s newest cheese [MORE]

Gruyère de Grotte (cave aged)Gruyère de Grotte (cave aged)
Unpasteurized Cow’s Milk
AOC Designation

The medieval town of Gruyères [MORE]

Hercule du CharlevoixHercule du Charlevoix
Raw Cow Milk
Laiterie Charlevois
Baie-St.-Paul, Québec

The Hercule is one of Canada’s unique cheeses [MORE]

Pasteurized cow (Holstein)
Glengarry Fine Cheeses
Lancaster, Ontario

According to cheese maker Margaret Morris, [MORE]

Lighthall TommeLighthall Tomme
Pasteurized Goat
Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Co, Petra Cooper
Head Cheese maker: Stephanie Diamant
Picton, Ontario

Named after Petra’s mother-in-law, Lighthall Tomme [MORE]

Niagara GoldNiagara Gold
Pasteurized Cow Milk
Upper Canada Cheese Company (artisan)
Jordan Station, Ontario

An Oka-style, semi-soft cheese, [MORE]

Paillot de chèvrePaillot de chèvre
Pasteurized Goat
La Fromagerie Alexis de Portneuf (Industrial/specialty)

This is a soft, surface ripened cheese, [MORE]

Provincial SmokeProvincial Smoke
Thermalized Cow’s Milk
Provincial Fine Foods
Toronto, Ontario

A smooth and creamy smoked cheddar. [MORE]


Quicklinks to Our Cheeses

Beemster Extra Old

Bleu d’Élizabeth


Cape Vessey

Le Chèvre Noir

Ciel de Charlevoix

Comté Reserve


Fleur en Lait

Gorgonzola Dolce

Grey Owl

Gruyère de Grotte (cave aged)

Hercule du Charlevoix


Lighthall Tomme

Niagara Gold

Paillot de chèvre

Provincial Smoke

Available cheeses change on a regular basis and not all cheeses listed will be available.

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