Brie has a subtle yet distinctive flavour and deliciously rich, creamy texture.
Keep refrigerated Brie is the main ingredient in several recipes that originate in the Brie region, such as gratin briard, a potato gratin made with melted Brie, cream, and milk. Brie, particularly when fresh, has been used for a long time in cooking and in pastry making. It is even believed that the word “brioche” comes from Brie.
Brie is traditionally served as an appetizer or dessert (cheeseboard) but also used as an ingredient in dressings, sauces, soups, sandwiches and entrees. It can easily be enjoyed with fruits such as melon, grape and berries, sun-dried tomatoes, French or Italian breads and crackers, or hone