Camembert Ile De France, 8 oz

$12.90

by Ile De France. Product of France.

Camembert is a traditional, farmhouse style  cheese with a creamy and soft texture. Made from cow's milk, Camembert has a bloomy rind that balances not only texture, it serves to provide a subtle contrast to the savory interior and helps give it its smooth consistency.

The history of Camembert is fascinating; it started life around the time of the French Revolution as a dry, yellow brown cheese made for her family by Marie Harel, a farmer's wife. In 1855, a daughter of Marie offered one of the cheese to Napolean and told him it came from Camembert. The name stuck and as innovations in transportation and cheese storage advanced in the mid-late 1800s, Camembert became well known throughout France.

If you are wondering: Brie vs. Camembert. What's the Difference? While both cheese have a white, flowery rind, Camembert has only 45% milk fat and when very ripe, can have a runny interior. Camembert can be on the funkier, earthy side with flavors of mushrooms and hay. 

Camembert is solely a table cheese meant to elevate your cheese board. Using it for any other culinary purpose would be sacrilege. Suggested wine pairing: Champagne and Chenin Blanc

Ingredients: pasteurized cow's milk, salt, cheese cultures, coagulant. Contains milk.

NET WT 8 oz

We ship perishable items in thermo-insulated cardboard boxes with reusable ice packs to insure that you food items arrive in good shape.

All cheeses we slice to order and wrap in cheese paper as we want you to enjoy original flavor of cheese - not damaged by vacuum or plastic.

All meats which require slicing we slice to order and lay it out on wax paper (deli-style) so it is easy to separate slices. Then we pack it in a plastic pouch with nitrogen purge (again, to make it easy to separate pieces we don't vacuum the meats but use commercial style food grade inert gas mix).

SHIPPING DAYS 

CALIFORNIA: Monday - Thursday. 

OUTSIDE OF CALIFORNIA: Monday - Wednesday. 

Note that the shipping method (for example, overnight) doesn't mean that your order will be processed and shipped on the same day you placed the order. Generally, allow us at least one day for processing your order as we slice and wrap everything by hand to order.

Any US federal holidays may delay the shipment. 

WE CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR DELIVERY DELAYS BY CARRIERS.

Saturday delivery is not available at the moment.

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