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- adj. Having or resembling a bloom (as on fruit).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Full of bloom; flowery; flourishing with the vigor of youth.
- adj. Covered with bloom, as fruit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of bloom or blossoms; flowery.
- Having a bloom, or delicate powdery appearance, as fresh fruit.
- Having freshness or vigor as of youth.
Some savvy American cheesemakers have taken to offering small cheeses with Camembert-like bloomy white rinds, including the soil-scientists-cum-cheesemakers who run Prairie Fruits Farm in Illinois.
Camembert cheese or substitute any bloomy rind cheese, such as brie, cut into four slices
A fairly young cheese with a soft, bloomy rind is ideal for melting.
After aging, it is cut into 10-pound blocks and aged an additional 10 weeks in a cave, where it develops a bloomy white-mold rind.
I had never a goat cheese of that character, with the wonderful bloomy rind covering ash and the unctuous ribbon of aged cheese that surrounds the creamy center.
The blue was creamy with a piquant white pepper kick, the washed rind's scent dissipated when unwrapped and was luxuriously silky, and the dome of chevre was fresh and sweet, with a little touch of acid from the bloomy rind.
Run before it gets you with its diaper bag smell, pustules of mold, and ambiguous bloomy rind!
G swears he has never seen one quite so .. bloomy ..
Instead they have to call it Quebec Thermalized cow milk, with triple cream, and bloomy rind.
My favorite cheese purveyor is gone, since, after all, who really needs a bloomy rind at $25 a pound when gas is running at close to $4 a gallon?
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