I know, cheese and kimchi sound a world apart, but if an app existed to match up ingredients, kimchi would surely swipe right on comté. Despite their geographic separation, both are products of lacto-fermentation and share an intense umami with a mature flavor profile thanks to their age. But just because they share a lot in common doesn’t mean they’re a boring old pairing either. With plenty of complimentary characteristics that interplay as if pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, the two together have a synergistic relationship.
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