What’s Normandy’s Most Popular Cheese?

The Fromagerie Val-de-Sienne (cheese factory) produces Gavray camembert – just a few minutes away from where I live in Normandy. Camembert is Normandy’s most popular cheese. Gavray camembert has been made here for 30 years and supplies local outlets. Not all supermarkets sell it but delicatessens and local markets certainly do. The cheese is made […]

Neufchâtel – the heart-shaped Normandy cheese

The heart-shaped Neufchâtel cheese is produced in the village of Neufchâtel-en-Bray in the Seine-Maritime department of Upper Normandy. Similar in appearance to Camembert or Brie with an edible and soft white rind. The taste is slightly salty and it has a grainy and crumbly texture. It’s made from cows milk and matured for 8 to […]