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How to Select, Store, and Ripen Camembert Cheese

How to Select, Store, and Ripen Camembert Cheese

Few cheeses are as beloved as Camembert. This plush, buttery bloomy rind is an icon of French cheese with an intriguing backstory, enticing flavors and textures, and influence on cheesemakers and cheese lovers around the world. Here’s everything you need to know about Camembert cheese, including what it is, where it’s from, and how to store, serve, and pair it with food and drink.

What Is Camembert Cheese?

What Is Camembert Cheese?

Camembert is one of France’s most iconic cheeses. This luscious, buttery, bloomy rind cheese is delicious whether it’s served on a cheese board or baked into puff pastry. Here’s what to know about Camembert cheese.