Coulommiers cheese is named after a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department from France, as this is the place where it was produced for the first time!
The cheese is very similar to Brie and share many of its characteristic. Coulommiers cheese, smaller but thicker than Brie, is made from cow’s milk. It has bloomy edible rind. It is usually produced in the shape of a disc, which can either be farm-made or produced in industries. The cheese produced in industries lacks the depth of an unpasteurised cheese. When made from pasteurised milk it takes 4 – 6 weeks to fully mature.