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France : Cheeses of the Alps / ABC International.

Other author/creatorABC International.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], ©2006.
Description1 streaming video file (22 min.) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Variant title Cheeses of the Alps
Series Cheese Slices (Series 3)
Cheese Slices ; Series 3. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents Beaufort's Concave Design (2:01) -- Making Beaufort d'Alpage (3:14) -- Abondance: Cows & Cheese (4:11) -- Reblochon "Cheese of Devotion" (2:19) -- Making & Eating Reblochon (1:43) -- Pine Wrapping for Mont d'Or (2:24) -- Fromagerie Les Arnaud (2:01) -- Authenticity of Mont d'Or (2:00) -- La Fromagerie (2:18) -- Credits: France: Cheeses of the Alps--Cheese Slices (Series 3) (1:04)
Abstract The French Alps and Savoy are covered with snow for at least four months during the year, so cheese making has always been a seasonal affair. Host Will Studd learns how the local spruce forest plays an essential role in ripening the unctuous Mont d'Or, and then heads to the high summer pastures to visit a farm making the deliciously creamy Reblochon and learns how to grill it under hot coals. Finally, it's on to meet one of the last cheese makers still making the 'Prince of Gruyere', Beaufort, and its smaller cousin Abondance high in the Alps.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 17, 2013.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level Grade 9.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: ABC International, 2006.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number55386s Films Media Group
Publisher number55394 Films Media Group

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