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  • noun Plural form of affineur.

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  • Specialist cheese merchants in France and elsewhere are also affineurs: they buy cheeses before they have fully matured, and carefully finish the process on their premises, so that they can sell the cheeses at their prime.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Specialist cheese merchants in France and elsewhere are also affineurs: they buy cheeses before they have fully matured, and carefully finish the process on their premises, so that they can sell the cheeses at their prime.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • "Most people who consider themselves affineurs, even the ones that I know well from Europe, may like to say that they are enhancing the cheeses, and that can occur in some cases," Mr. McCalman said.

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  • In France, however, because the cheese is made with raw milk and is aged to various degrees by affineurs, it comes in many more varieties. moldy rind (that can and should be eaten) developed from the affinage (aging), flavors of the Pouligny St. Pierre in France are at times reminiscent of walnuts, chestnuts and sometimes even of wildflowers.

    Slashfood

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