|Bleu d'Auvergne is a blue cheese. Blue cheese – a type of cheese that is loved by many people when used with salads. The name of this cheese describes the bluish, sometimes bluish-gray or blue-green spots in the cheese. It is this blue component that creates the characteristic flavor. This blue mold cheese is made from cow's milk. Blue cheese is just a general name for a variety of mold cheeses of different types and brands.