What's Camembert Cheese?

Today's Google Doodle celebrates Marie Harel, the inventor of Camembert cheese. If you're new to this French style of cheese, listen to this clip of Anne Saxelby of Saxelby Cheesemongers to hear about the socio-economic conditions that led to its rise in popularity!

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This clip comes from Episode 146 of The Main Course with Patrick Martins, and aired Sunday, August 12th 2012

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