What kind of cheese is raclette?
Raclette is an Alpine cow’s milk cheese, available in specialty stores and markets that carry a good selection of European cheese, and is relatively expensive. It has a firm, smooth, and creamy texture, is ivory-pale yellow in color with small irregular holes, and has an edible orange-brown rind.
What does raclette taste like?
How does raclette taste? This fantastic cow’s milk cheese has a wonderful creamy texture and a salty, slightly sweet, slightly nutty flavor not unlike Gruyere. It’s fairly aromatic and becomes more pungent the longer the cheese wheel is aged.
What is a French raclette?
Raclette (/rəˈklɛt/, French: [ʁaklɛt]) is a Savoyard dish, also popular in the other Alpine countries like France, based on heating cheese and scraping off the melted part, then typically served with boiled potatoes.