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morell cheese in seattle area?

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risiebisi Apr 19, 2007 01:35 PM

i've been craving for morell cheese lately, will I be able to find it around the seattle area?

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  1. Michael Juhasz Apr 20, 2007 03:55 AM

    I've never heard of this type of cheese. Is it made with the mushrooms?

    Could you possibly mean murol, the semi-hard, washed rind from central France?

    I don't know that you'd be able to find that exact cheese anywhere in Seattle, but you might try PCC, or DeLaurenti. I know that Beecher's Hand Made Cheese does not carry that particular cheese (all their cheeses are produced domestically), but you might be able to find something similar. The closest that I can think of that Beecher's carries would be the Tumalo Tomme, from Juniper Grove Farm in Oregon. It's probably going to be a bit more pungent than murol and perhaps more firm, but an excellent cheese and definitely worth trying, regardless of how it compares to what you're looking for.

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      savorlicious Apr 20, 2007 10:02 AM

      The Cheese Cellar in the Fisher Plaza also has a great selection. They might be able to help you find what you are looking for.

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