Dictionary

A · B · C · D · E · F · G · H · I · J · K · L · M · N · O · P · Q · R · S · T · U · V · W · X · Y · Z

Brie cheese


At the end of the Napoleonic wars in 1815, Brie was crowed King of cheeses, "Le Roi de Fromages". Unfortunately most of the cheese calling itself Brie no longer comes from the Brie region of France. The largest producers are in Lorraine, France. If you want to taste the flavor of properly made brie, seek out Brie de Meaux. Further make sure the brie is labeled "Appellation d'Origine Controlee". If it is not, but still bears the name, then it is from the region but not "controlled" and a lesser quality. Short of that, purchase a good quality brie from a reputable cheese seller. The grocery store versions simply taste like rubberized wall paper paste. Brie must warm at least 25 minutes outside of the refrigerator before it is served.
User Rating:
Not Yet Rated!      
view all comments (0)

Where to buy


Substitute for brie cheese

Camembert OR Reblochon

Select desired measure:
Quantity: Measure:
  
Nutrition Facts
(USDA#1006)
Serving Size
1 cup, sliced (144 grams)
Calories
481
Total Fat
40g
  Saturated Fat
25g
Cholesterol
144mg
Sodium
906mg
Potassium
219mg
Total Carbohydrates
1g
  Dietary Fiber
0g
  Sugars
1g
Protein
30g
Contribute

» Log-in to contribute

You must be registered to comment or contribute to our website. Please login or click here to register.


Login

  •  
  •  

More Terms From This Category

Soft Cheese
Azeitao Azeitao
Azeitão (ah-zay-DONH) is a concentrated round of sheep's milk cheese made with ...
Ballyoak cheese Ballyoak cheese
Ballyoak is a type of Brie made in Ireland using pasturized cow's milk.  The cheese is then kiln-smoked with oak wood.  Ballyoak cheese can be found in some gourmet shops as well as online stores.  Th
Banon Cheese Banon Cheese
Banon is a northern Provensal cheese that comes in a 3.5-ounce mini wheel, ...
Boursin cheese Boursin cheese
Boursin is a modern, creamery, fresh cheese of cylindrical shape without rind. ...
_
 

Proposed New Label Law Sugary Drinks

California is proposing a new law that would place a warning label on sugary drinks stating they promote obesity, diabetes and tooth decay. Will this make you buy/drink fewer soft drinks?

Results

"Total voters : 42"

More Recipes

Related Articles

30 Minute Mozzrella Instructions
Images showing the steps taken to make mozzarella cheese in 30 minutes.

Culinary Quote Of The Day

Anthony Trollope ...

Don't let love interfere with your appetite. It never does with mine.