Ashley is a soft ripened cheese made using pasteurized whole cow's milk, made by the MouCo Cheese Company in Fort Collins, Colorado, US. The cheese is aged between 7 to 8 weeks, during aging, it is coated with vegetable ash that gives a grey rind. A fully matured cheese has soft and goeey texture, clean, bright flavour with hints of mushroom and citrus. Ashley can be eaten with acidic fruits or roasted pumpkins. Try pairing the cheese with chardonnay, sparkling wine or Champagne.
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