Definition of blue cheese in English:

blue cheese

noun

  • Cheese containing veins of blue mold, such as Gorgonzola and Danish Blue.

    • ‘A plate of cold cuts, an assortment of olives, nuts, some dried fruit and a tangy chunk of blue cheese is full of flavor.’
    • ‘A roasted pear stuffed with blue cheese and splashed with a port-wine-laced vinaigrette produces an enticingly light beignet.’
    • ‘Place the cream, yoghurt, eggs and blue cheese in a food processor and blend briefly, until combined, then season with salt and pepper.’
    • ‘To the pastry add crumbled ricotta cheese, crumbled blue cheese, caramelized onions and the chopped artichoke hearts.’
    • ‘To turn this salad into a complete meal, add mozzarella cheese or blue cheese.’
    • ‘Also absent from the list of toppings are gorgonzola, feta and blue cheeses, fresh garlic, arugula, zucchini and capers.’
    • ‘I add blue cheese and do them bite-size instead, which makes them easier to eat and less likely to sink despondently on cooling.’
    • ‘Grilled flatbread with fresh, roasted figs, a pungent melt of blue cheese and a cap of pleasantly bitter arugula leaves has the appeal of some inspired pizza mutant.’
    • ‘I would much rather eat raisins than, say, blue cheese or insects.’
    • ‘Here I am then, facing a near empty fridge, wondering whether to try and force down blue cheese on toast or a stilton and mayonnaise sandwich, or whether to go without altogether.’
    • ‘Apart from making a small amount of hard cheese and yoghurt to sell locally, blue cheese is the company's mainstay and Louis says a decision will have to be made on whether or not to expand the range.’
    • ‘The burger wasn't life-changing, but it was totally satisfying, served on a good bun with some thin onion rings tossed with crumbled blue cheese.’
    • ‘Other dishes included chicken and mushroom puff pastry pie; blue cheese gnocchi; spinach and ricotta cannelloni; and haddock corn and pea pie.’
    • ‘There's a salad with Spanish judion beans and piquant blue cheese, a dish of salty sweet peppers, roast aubergines with a nutty tahini dressing and a pile of crisp spring rolls filled with bean shoots and mint.’
    • ‘Arrange the fennel mixture on the endives and sprinkle with blue cheese and pecans.’
    • ‘I had the pear and cashel blue cheese salad with candied pecans and lemon vinaigrette.’
    • ‘‘We hope this third blue cheese will cement our reputation for excellence in blue cheese making,’ she said.’
    • ‘If you don't like the assertive flavor of a blue cheese, try Asiago or feta cheese instead.’
    • ‘The other soup choices that day were: mixed vegetables, carrot and cilantro, lentil and bacon, cauliflower and blue cheese, and cream of mushroom.’
    • ‘If you prefer it with more of a kick, use blue cheese instead of parmesan, or stir in a good pinch of garam masala.’

Pronunciation:

blue cheese

/ˌblo͞o ˈCHēz/