The mild flavor of brie cheese lends it to lots of different food pairings. Traditional pairings for brie cheese include lots of fruit, but also some savory options. Many fruits are sweet and acidic and these qualities for beautifully with the thick and creamy consistency of brie and the mild buttery and savory flavor.
Specific fruits include apple, pear, grapes, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, figs, peach, and apricot. I always prefer brie cheese to be served with plain bread or crackers as its milk flavor can be easily overwhelmed with common seasonings such as garlic and onion, garden vegetable or cracked pepper.
Cheese is a perishable product, and the flavor and texture do change for the worse if it is not stored properly. I can help!
From the round of Boursin that you unwrap, eat half of, and try to re-wrap into the same foil wrapper, to a block of cheddar in the awkward plastic that never forms an airtight barrier after it has been opened the first time (no matter how strategically you cut into it initially), it is frustrating to try and preserve your expensive investment in cheese. A lot of you probably DIY less than ideal cheese storage solutions, but here are tips and products to make sure your DIY is the best that it can be, and that your cheese doesn’t suffer.