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A soft blue cheese made from ewes' milk. It is ripened in limestone caves and has a strong flavour.
- ‘All I remembered about the salad was Roquefort, fennel, walnuts, Burgundy-poached pears, and dried figs on the greens.’
- ‘Two hunks of Roquefort and Gouda cheese, peaches, potatoes, strawberries, lettuce, onions, eggs, bread and garlic, all in a plastic bag and total cost €12.’
- ‘We then moved on to a country pork paté with candied walnuts and other condiments I can't recall, along with Roquefort and crispy pork confit and cornichons.’
- ‘The salad, made with whole romaine spears draped in crumbled Roquefort and warm pancetta dressing, is simple and stunning.’
- ‘Pleasers from Scott Staples's menu include grilled romaine salad with apples, bacon, and Roquefort and house-smoked hanger steak.’
- ‘Avoid soft cheeses such as Brie, feta, Camembert, Roquefort and Mexican-style, unless they are labeled as made with pasteurized milk’
- ‘Lumps of crumbly Roquefort give power to this light starter.’
- ‘Cold Roquefort is like warm lager: an utter waste of time, and a sacrifice of calories.’
- ‘A sweet Sauternes, however, goes a treat with Wensleydale, Parmesan, Red Leicester, smoked cheese and Roquefort.’
- ‘Optional are the array of cold cuts and assorted, imported cheese including cheddar, Parmesan, Roquefort, Gouda, Bluevein and Ememdline.’
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