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St. Angel Triple Cream

jordanhamons Jan 20, 2013 03:49 PM

I had St. Angel Triple Cream cheese and I love it. Have you all had it? What do you think?

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  1. Ruth Lafler RE: jordanhamons Jan 20, 2013 04:40 PM

    Never heard of it, but sounds delicious! I'll keep an eye out for it.

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      Melanie Wong RE: Ruth Lafler Jan 20, 2013 09:03 PM

      It's modeled after St Andre', but not as complex to my palate, and priced a little lower in our market.

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      virtualguthrie RE: jordanhamons Jan 21, 2013 08:05 PM

      I really haven't met many triple creams that I don't like, buttery tasty goodness. It's simple enough to not scare anybody off (good for parties) and tasty enough to not bore the rest who know what good cheese is all about.

      1. Jay F RE: jordanhamons Mar 16, 2013 05:44 PM

        I bought some once when my local was out of St. Andre. I liked it, but I like St. Andre more. And St. Andre is cheaper there.

        St. Andre is really my favorite eating (as opposed to grating) cheese. I let it ripen overnight on a counter, then eat it with good bread the day after purchase. It gets this tang around the edges that you can only barely perceive when the cheese is still cold.

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          Melanie Wong RE: Jay F Mar 17, 2013 04:12 PM

          Here's a thread dedicated to St Andre if you have any stories to share.
          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/412095

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            Jay F RE: Melanie Wong Mar 17, 2013 05:33 PM

            Thank you, Melanie. And allow me to say what a nice job I think you've been doing with all the cheese threads. Much appreciated.

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              Melanie Wong RE: Jay F Mar 17, 2013 06:17 PM

              You're welcome, and thank you, Jay. Many of these threads are about classic cheeses and as relevant today as they were originally, thus evergreen. I'm glad that we can look back and see what people thought of them years ago allowing us to gauge whether anything has changed. In truth, it's the mods who have done so much work, moving more than 250 threads or so to this new board so that cheese discussion can be in one place.

        2. Veggo RE: jordanhamons Mar 16, 2013 05:59 PM

          If as others indicate it is similar to St. Andre, another mild triple cream, I like it with an orange-fig jam from Croatia, on crispbreads. Yum.

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            Jay F RE: Veggo Mar 16, 2013 06:02 PM

            I'll bet I would love orange-fig jam.

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              HillJ RE: Jay F Mar 16, 2013 07:09 PM

              I adore fig and orange fig jam with cheese too. Really savory, great texture. Easy to make from scratch too.

          2. Melanie Wong RE: jordanhamons Mar 17, 2013 04:15 PM

            This is a recent article about St Angel that highlights some of the ways it differs from St Andre. Maybe I need to try it again.

            http://www.courierpress.com/news/2013...

            1. DonShirer RE: jordanhamons May 22, 2013 06:54 PM

              I tried St. Angel a few months ago and thought it was better than the St. Andre sold in grocieries, but not quite as complex as the St. Andre sold in cheese stores.
              Just today I saw St. Angel in another fromagerie, and tried it again. It was runnier (and yummier) and I upgraded it's ranking to equal the best St. Andre I've had.

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