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Brie’s smaller thicker cousin

Coulommiers coulant

A soft and buttery cow’s milk cheese, older than Brie (in fact it was long known as brie de Coulommiers) Coulommiers has 40% fat content and a distinct nutty flavour. It’s made with raw or pasteurized whole milk and ripened for six weeks.

Cheese and dairy

Paris and the Île de France

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Frédéric BISSON