5 Delicious Blue Cheese in the World 

Vegetable salad with cheese
Vegetable salad with cheese. Credit: Maxpixel

Cheese, in general, is one of the most popular delicacies to have in any meal. While there are some kinds of cheese more popular than others, each has its unique taste and method of preparation.

Blue Cheese may not be the most popular, because it does take time to acquire the taste. If you struggle in taking a bite of this delicious kind of cheese, then check out some popular blue cheese varieties perfect for a beginner.

Chiriboga Blue
This is an artisanal blue cheese made in Bavaria, Germany by Arturo Chiriboga. This particular cheese is a hit among first-time blue cheese tasters because of the semi-soft smooth texture and the buttery mild flavour. Smear Chiriboga Blue on some bread with jam and enjoy!


Stilton. Credit: Piqsels

One of the most popular kinds of English cheese is Stilton, which is also nicknamed British Blue. It is made with locally produced pasteurised cow’s milk and has a strong spicy flavour that can work well when paired with apples or pears. It is also a good option to enjoy with port wine. 

Bleu d’Auvergne
Bleu d’Auvergne is a cheese made from cow’s milk, in France. It is creamy ivory in colour, dotted with blue-green moulds with a slightly pungent grassy odour. It is an excellent cheese for snacking but can be added to salads as well as pasta. It packs quite a taste punch! 

Blu Di Bufala
Blu Di Bufala is an Italian cheese that is blue-veined and made with full-fat pasteurised buffalo milk. This cube-shaped cheese is made by Bruno Gritti in Bergamo, Italy. The crumbly texture and the sweet, acidic taste is excellent to have with a drizzle of maple syrup. One bite is enough to fall in love!

Roquefort. Credit: Pixabay

The cheese is a kind of blue cheese that is not for the faint-hearted. This particular type of blue cheese has a strong flavour profile that is sharp, salty and tangy. Besides this French cheese being a regular on a cheese board, Roquefort can be used extensively in salads and dressings.