Champignon German Brie with Mushrooms is a double cream, soft-ripened cheese enhanced by the addition of the finest handpicked mushrooms. It has a mild and distinctly "mushroomy" flavor, which develops as it ripens.
From the family of Brie cheeses, this one is most closely related to a Coulommiers, although slightly larger and aged with a fern leaf. Its origins are artisian based having been made directly on farms for single-family consumption. The fern was used both for decoration and to impart a woodsy, earthy scent to the cheese. The cheese is now produced on a much larger scale. Thicker than a Brie de Nangis, it tends to ripen slowly, often with a section of the interior left firm. The flavor is sweet and milky, typical of Brie but with more depth. Forest scents come through delightfully.
Rochebaron is a wonderful alternative to many of the softer brie-blue combinations available. It is very striking in the case or on the cheeseboard with its soft, gooey texture, and blue veining outlined by the blue-gray color of the ashed rind. The flavor is complex and satisfying while being not too sharp or aggressive.
This fantastic soft ripened cheese is a welcome addition to the brie world. When ripe it has a runny texture That coats like icing. The rind is flawless and adds flavor to the sweetness of the cheese. This is truly an Addictive
Cheese dates back through legend to the 5th century. Charlemagne in 774 was said to love this now world-renowned cheese. Most Domestic Brie is factory made while fermier or farmhouse production tends to be named after the region in which it is made. There are two name controlled Brie types: Brie de Meaux and Brie de Melun. Both are raw milk according to their AOC Guidelines, which means we are not able to import them (FDA rules require that raw mild cheeses must be aged for at least 60 Days to be imported). The Fromage de Meaux is an acceptable substitute under the circumstances with flavor that is remarkably Close. The texture is soft and smooth while the flavor conveys more earth and richness than much milder Brie on the market. The wheel, packaged in a traditional wood box, is dramatic in display, as are the wedges on a cheeseboard. Want to start a Little smaller? Then try our Brie de Nangis.
A specialist of soft ripened cheeses, the Rouzaire Company puts out a commendable line of cheeses that due to low temperature Pasteurization is allowed to enter the US. We are certainly lucky to have them as they give many of the nuances of the real Thing. Brie de Nangis was originally an artisan cheese made around the town of the same name. Though no longer produced there, it remains true to the original style. It is much smaller than its bigger sibling, Fromage de Meaux, but shares many of the Same texture and flavor characteristics. When young it is milky and sweet with just a hint of earthiness that over time Will becomes more pronounced and pungent.
A well made, double crFme with great texture, stability and flavor. And the price makes it that much more attractive. As in All of its products, Isigny Ste Mere lets the quality of its milk shine. This Brie has a smooth texture and an appealing ivory Color.
St. André is a soft, ripened cheese in the tradition of Brie and Camembert. In 1928 a country cheese maker started the St. André Creamery in Villefranche de Rouerque, France, in the middle Pyré né es, a region also known for Roquefort cheese. Fast forward 40-some years and the soft-ripened, triple-cream cheese named St. André made its debut, with a reputation as a blend of the perfect brie mixed with equal parts of thick, sour cream and whipped sweet cream. St. André is made from cow's milk and enriched with pure cream. St. André is also fairly rare. Containing no less than 75% butterfat for every 100 grams of cheese, St. André is commonly agreed to be 50% richer than the average Camembert. This cheese is a favorite for cheese boards!
This excellent Brie is made with 60% cream, which gives it a rich, smooth flavor. Not too fat, not too lean, just right, our Henri Hutin Couronne is mild, sweet, and perfectly ripe, a natural companion to crusty baguettes and crisp champagne. Try it with berries or sweet chutneys. Serve at room temperature or bake for a tasty appetizer.