Humboldt Fog Cheese is from the “Fog city” (Humboldt California) comes this ash layered fresh goat’s milk cheese. The wheels have a natural rind, weigh about 4 lbs. and have a single layer of vegetable ash throughout the horizontal axis of the cheese. Light, airy and rich with a crisp clean goat flavor.
This excellent artisanal cheese can be used on you cheeseboard with a sliced baguette or crackers. You can even drizzle a little honey over the cheese. Additionally add the cheese to hot pasta and allow it to melt into a simple sauce.
This cheese has become popular so you may find it in your local well-stocked cheese shop. We find it at Whole Foods sometimes. You can also purchase it online at Amazon.com: Humboldt Fog Cheese
Creamy, light, but earthy when young, getting more complex with age. Notes of allspice, licorice and lemon zest on the nose. Powdery, slightly dry mouth feel, with pronounced spicy flavors. Tastes of cocoa and dried black pepper, with a tangy finish. Natural white mold over black ash background, released at 6 weeks. 14 oz or 5 lb wheel.