It can be a stand-in for sour cream, ricotta, mascarpone, or cottage cheese. It’s good for sauces, as a spread, for baking, and savory oven-baked dishes.
Fromage Blanc is a French cheese made from cow’s milk, and is lighter than cream cheese and thicker than yogurt. Isigny Sainte-Mère fromage blanc is creamy and soft in texture, and is subtly acidic.
Fromage blanc is similar to fromage frais or crème fraîche with the consistency and the tang of sour cream, but with less fat content.
Fromage blanc is often eaten with fruit and sugar as a dessert, but it can also be used in cooking without separating. Isigny Ste-Mère's Fromage Blanc is made in Normandie, France.