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Le Pied de Vent
Country of origin Canada
Region Magdalen Islands, Quebec
Source of milk Cows
Texture Soft
Fat content 27%
Weight 1 kg
Aging time 60 days

Le Pied-De-Vent is a raw cow-milk cheese from the Magdalen Islands region, in Quebec, Canada.[1][2] This soft cheese is produced by La Fromagerie du Pied-de-Vent. Pied-de-Vent is made with milk from Canadienne cattle. Its name comes from a French-Canadian expression meaning "the sun's rays piercing through the clouds".[2]

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  • Type: soft paste, raw milk
  • Manufacturer: Fromagerie du Pied-De-Vent
  • Fat content: 27%
  • Humidity content: 50%

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  1. ^ Michelson, Patricia (2010). Cheese: Exploring Taste and Tradition. Layton, Utah: Gibbs Smith. ISBN 9781423606512. Retrieved October 10, 2014. Jérémie Arseneau brought to his Pied-de-Vent farm the only breed of cow developed in North America — the almost extinct ... Canadienne ... 
  2. ^ a b "Pied-de-Vent". Fromages du Québec. Plaisirs Gourmets. Retrieved October 10, 2014. 

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