Brie de Meaux
You’ve never really tasted brie until you’ve tried real Farmhouse Brie de Meaux, one of only two bries officially certified by the French government. Made with unpasteurised milk, it’s soft and creamy when mature with a and velvety rind. Brie de Meaux is salted with dry coarse salt and ripened in cellars on straw mats […]
A lovely soft rich buttery cheese bursting with cream. Delicate with a nice nuttiness and a hint of mushroom. Saint Felicien is at its best between April and September, but also pretty darn good over the rest of the year.
A creamy cheese from the Dauphine near Lyon, St Marcellin is made from cow’s milk and is a soft cheese usually sold in terracotta pots. The best ones are orange with a lemony taste and nutty aroma and we’ve tracked these down for you. They say St Marcellin should be chewed for a long time […]
Napoleon was partial to a slice of Époisses, a (very) pungent soft cow’s milk cheese from a small village halfway between Dijon and Auxerre. Washed in Marc de Bourgogne brandy during ripening, Époisses has a red orange colour and a powerful rich, salty, creamy meaty flavour.
Neufchâtel Heart Shaped Cheese
Neufchâtel heart shaped cheese is easy to love, with a delicate creamy, salty mushroomy taste and flowery rind. As it ages it becomes stronger and crumbly. One of the great cow’s milk Normandy cheeses, Neufchâtel heart shaped cheese is also kinder to your heart as it has a lower fat content than most soft cheeses. […]
Square and made of cow’s milk, Maroilles is the most famous cheese from northern France. It’s a lovely golden colour, with a rich,oily soft texture and meaty, salty, lemony taste. Its nickname is ‘vieux paunt’ – old stinker – which gives you some idea of the aroma. Another cheese invented by those versatile monks, Maroilles […]
Made in Champagne-Ardenne, Langres is a strong smelling, firm but melt in the mouth cheese with a distinct orange rind. Salty, creamy and mildish, it’s more delicate than its cousin Époisses. An AOC cheese, it takes up to 3 months to mature in humid cellars. And because it’s never turned during the process it has […]
Soft and sticky Coloummiers is a cousin of brie. It’s nuttier with a thicker crust, but beautifully rich and mushroomy with a delicate touch of sweet almonds. Made in Ile de France in the heart of brie country, Coloummiers is named after the market town where it was traditionally sold. It’s said to be older […]
Famous Chaource is a round soft cheese from the Champagne-Ardenne region and simply oozes with cream. It is richer than camenbert or brie and has a velvety white rind and very creamy salty nutty taste,that sharpens with age. Chaource ripens for 2-4 weeks and is smooth when young but turns liquid as it matures and […]
Authentic earthy, buttery, creamy camembert from Normandy, proudly displaying its AOC badge. Wonderfully smelly, it packs a punch of flavour that’s pure France. Only milk from the finest Normandy herds raised is considered good enough for this cheese. Let it ooze over your cheeseboard so you have to lick it off your fingers. Yum yum […]
Camembert Artisan de Normandie
Camembert de Normandie is similar to Brie de Meaux but tends to be stronger tasting. It has that same lovely rich velvety feel in your mouth and is delicately salty with a mushroomy tang. Camembert de Normandie must be made with unpasteurised milk and has a distinct ammonia smell. It doesn’t keep for long so […]
Camembert With Calvados Le Cados
Le Cados is unpasteurized – a precious little cheese washed in Calvados and then wrapped in toasted breadcrumbs. A mild, appley, earthy delight of a cheese with a touch of sweetness and the classic camembert tang. The aroma might hit you for six at first but keep your nerve and dive in – you most […]