Brise du Matin
Made from pasteurized cow's milk
Country of origin: Canada
Type: soft, soft-ripened
Fat content: 30%
Flavour: buttery, mushroomy, nutty, pronounced
Producers: La Maison Alexis de Portneuf Inc.
Synonyms: Légère Brise du Matin
Brise du Matin is a soft, bloomy rind cheese made in the style of Brie/Camembert from pasteurized cow's milk and cream. It has a creamy paste covered by a smooth and tender rind with flavours of fresh butter, mushroom, and hazelnut that become more pronounced with age. A low fat version is also available, called Légère Brise du Matin. Brise du Matin has been a bronze winner at the International Cheese Awards 2014 while Légère Brise du Matin was placed 3rd in its category at the British Empire Cheese Competition 2013.
Pair a red Burgundy (red) or Blonde Ale to go with the creaminess of the cheese.