|Brie cheese Quick Facts|
|Colors||Creamy off-white or yellow|
|Major nutrients||Total Fat (113.89%)
Vitamin B-12 (99.17%)
Brie that is overripe provides unpleasant ammonia which has been produced by same microorganisms needed for ripening. It is a soft and creamy off white or yellow cheese having an edible rind. Usually it is made from cow’s milk and is sold in small rounds. Once the cheese is sliced before maturing process, it stops ageing. The flavor might vary which depends on the ingredients added during cheese production.
Types of Brie cheese
- Original French Brie
It is a soft farmhouse cheese primarily made from unpasteurized cow’s milk. This cheese must be aged at least 60 days. French Brie has rich and fruity flavor and a creamy texture.
- Domestic and Pasteurized Brie
Pasteurized Brie is made up of pasteurized whole and skim milk. The cheese has mild flavor and is found plain or with herbs.
How to Eat
- Add it to sandwiches and salads.
- It is also paired with wines, beer and champagne.
- Use Brie cheese as fillings for puff pastry.
- It is used in burgers, sandwiches, pizzas, open toasts and Panini.
- Consume it with toasted nuts such as pistachios, walnuts, cashews and almonds.
- Use Brie cheese as a spread on bread and crackers.
- Pregnant women should not consume cheese prepared from unpasteurized milk.
- Consume it in moderate amounts.
- Avoid by allergic people.