Camembert de Normandie

camembert de normandie
secret de fromage #248:

The recipe for Camembert was rescued by a fleeing priest, no wonder some say it smells like God’s feet.

The quintessential French cheese, Camembert is typically a bit stronger in flavor than Brie. It has a taste of wild mushrooms and a buttery texture that melts into the ultimate grilled cheese sandwich. Enjoy Camembert with a light, fruity red or sweet white wine.

Origin Normandy, France

Production & Aging Aged at least 4 weeks

Appearance Dusted with a white mold swathed by very light brown stripes

Taste & Texture Creamy, butter-textured paste that gives way to light pressure

Wine Pairing Suggestions Beaujolais

Beer Pairing Suggestions Saison, Wheat

Similar Cheeses Brie, Coulommiers

Recipes Featuring Camembert de Normandie

Camembert Skewers
Croque-Monsieur with Camembert and Viande des Grisons
Potato and Cauliflower Gratin
Tartines with Pear and Camembert

Videos Featuring Camembert de Normandie

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Watermelon Salad