Definition of Vacherin in English:

Vacherin

Pronunciation /ˌvaSH(ə)ˈran/ /ˌväSH-/ /ˌvæʃ(ə)ˈræn/

noun

  • A type of soft French or Swiss cheese made from cow's milk.

    ‘A strong, glossy slick of Serra cheese was similar to Vacherin and the marinated sea bass was sharp and fresh and ceviche-like.’
    • ‘You do not want to be left hunting for a decent Stilton or Vacherin at the eleventh hour.’
    • ‘As a centrepiece, I suggest a whole Vacherin, gently warmed in a moderate oven for 15 minutes, not to cook it but to bring it to a more attractive room temperature.’
    • ‘Vacherin cheese is only available for four months each year.’
    • ‘As soon as the Vacherin is cold, carefully peel off the paper and place on a serving plate.’

Origin

French, from earlier vachelin, from vache ‘cow’.