Pronunciation: [kam-boh-ZOH-lah]

Created in the 1970s by the well-known German cheese manufacturer Champignon Company, Cambozola is a soft-ripened cheese with a downy white rind and a creamy off-white interior streaked with blue veins. It's made from pasteurized cow's milk and has a soft, creamy texture. The flavor is mild, buttery, slightly tangy and reminiscent of a cross between camembert and gorgonzola.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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