5 Quick and Delicious Camembert Recipes for Cheese Lovers

5 Quick and Delicious Camembert Recipes for Cheese Lovers

5 Quick and Delicious Camembert Recipes for Cheese Lovers

Camembert cheese has a creamy texture and earthy flavor that is very versatile. Here are five quick recipes or uses that allow Camembert to take center stage in your kitchen.

1. Camembert Cheese Dip
• 1 whole camembert cheese
• 2 cloves garlic, sliced
• 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary
• Drizzle of olive oil
1. Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F).
2. Unwrap the Camembert, slice the top layer of skin.
3. Insert the slices of garlic and pieces of rosemary into the cheese.
4. Drizzle olive oil over the cheese.
5. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and gooey.
6. Serve immediately with crusty bread or your favorite crackers.

2. Baked Camembert with Honey and Nuts
• 1 whole camembert cheese
• 2 tbsp honey
• A handful of mixed nuts, chopped (cashew nuts, skinned groundnuts)
• Springs of thyme
1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
2. Place the camembert cheese in a baking dish.
3. Drizzle honey on top of the cheese and sprinkle the mixed nuts.
4. Add thyme sprigs for aroma.
5. Bake for 15-20 minutes until the cheese is melting.
6. Serve with slices of pear or apple, and fresh baguette.

3. Camembert and Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwich
• Sliced sourdough bread
• Thinly sliced camembert cheese
• Sliced green apple
1. Butter one side of each slice of sourdough bread.
2. On the non-buttered side of one slice, layer slices of camembert cheese and green apple.
3. Top with the other slice of bread, buttered side up.
4. Heat a pan over medium heat and grill the sandwich until both sides are golden brown and the cheese has melted.
5. Slice in half and serve hot.
4. Simple Camembert Salad
• Mixed salad greens
• Cherry tomatoes, halved
• Sliced camembert cheese
• Balsamic vinaigrette
1. Arrange mixed salad greens on a plate.
2. Disperse the cherry tomato halves and slices of camembert cheese on top of the greens.
3. Drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette just prior to serving.

4. Camembert and Tree tomato Puffs
• Puff pastry, cut into squares
• Camembert cheese, cut into small chunks
Brown’s Tree tomato Jam
• Egg (for egg wash)
1. Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F).
2. Place a camembert chunk on each puff pastry square.
3. Add a small dollop of tree tomato jam on top of the cheese.
4. Fold the puff pastry into a parcel and seal the edges.
5. Brush the tops with egg wash for a golden finish.
6. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until golden and puffed.
7. Serve warm as a delightful appetizer.

These camembert recipes are not only quick to prepare but also showcase the cheese's ability to blend with a variety of flavors, ranging from sweet to savory. For any cheese lover or home cook, these simple yet elegant recipes will be a delightful addition to any meal, whether as a main course, a side dish, or an appetizer.

Bon appétit!