Soft ripened cheeses are matured until they form a delicious rind around their creamy heart. Their conditions of ripening preserve a soft inside, as opposed to hard cheeses. They’re also called bloomy rind cheeses.

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How to eat soft ripened cheese

Soft ripened cheeses have a special place in gourmet food. They’re too creamy to be grated yet often slightly too hard for a cheese spread. Most cheese lovers will simply enjoy them on a slice of bread and crackers, with or without seasoning. They can also be used in cooking, either melted in a cheese sauce or in a cheese dip. The fact that they have a bloomy rind and a creamy inside also means they keep their shape when you cook them in the oven. This allows delicious recipes, such as Chef Greg’s Supreme Napoleon, made with Supreme soft-ripened cheese.

Brie, the star of soft ripened cheeses

Among soft ripened cheeses, Brie cheese and Camembert are the best known and most widely enjoyed. These traditional French bloomy rind cheeses were so appreciated that people wanted to be able to carry them in a convenient format to eat on the go. This gave birth to Supreme Brie Bites and Ile de France Brie Bites. There are also many Brie-like cheeses, such as Dorothy’s Comeback Cow and Dorothy’s Keep Dreaming. It’s said that Camembert was invented using the secret process for making Brie’s bloomy rind. It’s no exaggeration to say that Brie may be the greatest source of inspiration for soft ripened cheese processes. If you want the best soft ripened cheese to match your tastes, please take our cheese quiz for guidance to choose the bloomy rind cheeses you’ll love.