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In Queso You Missed It: Nov. 6, 2022


A new cheese has been crowned the best in the world! Le Gruyère AOP surchoix, entered by Vorderfultigen and Gourmino, just took home the grand prize at the World Cheese Awards held in Newport, Wales. Over 4,000 cheeses from 42 countries entered the competition. Culture editor, Susan Axelrod, was one of the 250 judges responsible for culling the pack of […]

One Cheese Five Ways: Camembert


Take the iconic French wheel from the cheeseboard to the table Photographed by Jenny Bravo According to well-established legend, camembert was invented in 1791 by Marie Harel of Normandy, France. Harel was taught cheesemaking techniques by a priest from Brie, which perhaps accounts for the similarities between the two popular cheeses. However, the cheesemaking process […]

Blackberry, Fennel, and Fried Camembert Salad with White Balsamic Vinaigrette


This summer salad hits all the sensory notes and looks impressive, besides.

Fresh Fettuccine in Camembert Wheels with Creamy Confit Tomato Sauce


Homemade pasta is well worth the extra effort, but high-quality, store-bought fresh pasta can be substituted. A kitchen scale is needed for the pasta recipe.

Camembert Loaf with Fresh Summer Cherries


This savory and sweet cake would be delicious with any summer produce and can be served for breakfast or dessert.

Buckwheat Crepes with Jambon Sec de Corse, Camembert, Arugula, and Grain Mustard


Buckwheat crepes provide a thicker consistency and more pronounced flavor than wheat flour crepes, making them a lovely match for cured meats and savory cheeses.

Cheese Plate: Artisan Vegan Cheeses


Here are six of the dozen vegan cheeses we tasted and can point to as flavorful, innovative, dairy-free additions to a cheese board.

In Season: Well-Bred Brassicas


Geneticists cross these veggies with creamy, nutty cheeses on the plate.

Setting the Standard: Best Traditional Cheeses 2020


We’ve selected winning cheeses from past years to cover categories that we hope bring comfort, relatability, and joy during this unprecedented time.

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