Back in the French Alps, near the Swiss border. The small village called Abondance gave its name to this amazing cheese. Same family as the Guyère. Very good way to enter the French Cheese world.
An AOC, the Abondance is a semi-hard cheese made in Haute-Savoie.
Type of milk: Cow
Available at Les Amis du fromage. Extraordinaire cheese store in Vancouver with a wonderful and knowledgeable staff!
Have a look at this video, just skip the first 46 secondes...