A cow's milk cheese originating in Ile-de-France. It has a very soft texture and a springy texture to the touch. It is light yellow in color and has a delicate flavor and a bouquet that varies in strength depending on the variety.
Traditionally, Brie is served towards the end of a meal but is suitable for many other savory uses such as in vol-au-vents, croquettes and canapes. It is delicious simply spread on good crusty French bread.
Heating it gently inside phyllo pastry has become popular at parties in North America and results in a decadent ooey gooey delicious dip.
Wow this was fabulous. The brie melts so beautifully inside the omelette. Super creamy with bits of salty chewy bacon and crunchy nuts created layers of textures. I used walnuts...
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