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Is camembert cheese the same as brie cheese?

No they are different. Camembert is made in smaller, individual sizes where brie is made in a much larger round cheese. They have similar characteristics however camembert is usually more potent. Camembert has stricter rules about its production, especially Camembert… Full Answer

What is the birthplace of Camembert?

According to Wikipedia, camembert cheese was first made in the late 18th century in Normandy in northwestern France. Camembert was reputedly invented in 1791 by Marie Harel, a farmer from Normandy, thanks to advice from a priest who came from… Full Answer

What is the skin on Camembert cheese?

Camembert gets its skin during the first stages of ripening, after penicillium is sprayed over it. Many other types of French cheese have the same "skin" (such as brie, for instance). It's what French people call, for some reason, a… Full Answer

What is camembert famous for?

Camembert is a town in Normandie, France. It's famous as being the original site where a soft, creamy cheese was first made many years ago. This cheese, made from un-pasteurised cows milk, is now world famous. Full Answer