Wine Camembert

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

  • About

If you like the flavour of Camembert, here’s a cheese mixture that you would enjoy. It makes an attractive addition to a cheese tray and is a good way of using up a Camembert that is just a little too ripe.


  • 1 ripe Camembert
  • dry white wine (see method)
  • 100 g/4 oz


Using a knife, scrape away the white rind on the cheese. Place the whole Camembert in a basin and cover with white wine – about 1.5 dl (¼ pint). Set aside for 12 hours or overnight.

Drain off the w