Pélardon

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Pélardon
Pelardon.jpg
Other names paraldon, pélardou, péraudou
Country of origin France
Region Cévennes range, Languedoc-Roussillon
Source of milk Goats
Dimensions 60-70 mm (diameter) x 22-27 mm (height)
Weight 60 grams

Pélardon, formerly called paraldon, pélardou and also péraudou, is a French cheese from the Cévennes range of the Languedoc-Roussillon region. It is a traditional cheese made from goat's milk. It is round soft-ripened cheese covered in a white mold (à pâte molle à croûte fleurie) weighing approximately 60 grams, with a diameter of 60-70 mm and a height of 22-27 mm. Pélardon has benefited from Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) status since August 2000.

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