The Rise of Southern Cheese (South Indian)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 17 days ago

Locally produced European-style cheeses such as fresh mozzarella, brie and cheddar are increasing in South India made by small batch artisanal producers. And there's experimentation with local flav...

Freezing Brie

by masha 3 months ago

Is it possible to freeze brie without losing the texture and/or taste? Our 2 person household received a whole wheel of brie that is about 10" in diameter and my husband doesn't even like brie. I...

Fromager d'Affinois Bleu

by DonShirer 5 months ago

      Fromage d'Affinois, the double(triple?) creme French variation on Brie using ultrafiltration techniques, had already found its way into supermarket cheese counters, at 2/3 the price in cheese...

Do YOU eat the rind on Brie?

by KOK 12 years ago

I've had Brie in the past and at the whole piece I was given and enjoyed it very much. I recently bought a $6 or so Brie at Trader Joe's and after heating up, the middle was very good but the rind...

3 Cheers for TJ Triple Creme

by DonShirer 1 year ago

We don't live near a Trader Joe's, so don't usually sample their cheeses. But our son, on a long drive to visit us, knowing we like cheese, stopped off at a TJ's for some cheesy comestibles. All...

Baking large baked brie

by pumpkinspice 1 year ago

I made baked brie wrapped in puff pastry (with apples and cinnamon). It was good but it got SO gooey before the puff pastry was actually done. I let it sit for 15 minutes but even after cutting it,...

Best way to enjoy brie

by sunshinedrop 12 years ago

I have always wanted to try brie, and there was a chunk of it on sale at my grocery store, so I bought it. Now I just need to know how to eat it...:) Is there a traditional way to enjoy brie...by...

Do you eat the skin on Brie?

by Fromage-Inept 16 years ago

Or should I say... is it proper (knowing that many on here will eat anything)? I've noticed at buffet-type events when there's a brie/cracker section, some people will carefully carve out a chunk...

St. Géric triple créme blue cheese

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A week ago I did a quick grab and run from the pre-cut cheese section at Berkeley's Market Hall Foods on 4th Street. St. Géric, a blue cheese from France, was new to me. The piece looked suitably r...

Brie with brown discoloration - safe?

by blueartemis4 2 years ago

I just opened this Brie. The sell-by date is not until some time in late May. It has some brown discoloration over much of the top, and some dark (but not fuzzy) spots. I had some and it tasted fin...

Fromager d’Affinois Excellence

by DonShirer 2 years ago

     Most of you are probably already familiar with Fromager d’Affinois, the double-creme cheese that leaves most Bries in the dust. It is even available at many supermarkets.      But now the p...

American "Brie"?

by zackly 2 years ago

Lately I'm on a Brie kick. I'm wondering, are cheeses of this style made in America on a large scale? I'm sure there are artisan producers making this style of cheese but I'm looking for good chees...

Blue Earth Brie - excellent US brie

by Ridge 2 years ago

I recently tried Blue earth brie. http://alemarcheese.com/products/blue-earth/ I sampled some at Cheese Plus market in San Francisco. I was certain it was French, it reminded me of a brie I ...

Brie en Croute Jelly Option

by Matt_in_the_OC 3 years ago

I am doing a Brie en Croute appetizer with Filo dough. It will have brie, walnuts and some sort of jelly, jam or compote. I am not the biggest fan of apricot. What would be the next best choic...


by Babyducks 9 years ago

I have an unopened package of brie. It's one of those large triangle pieces from Costco. The use by date is July 09. I just noticed this yesterday. Do I need to pitch it or can I still use it...

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