Author Topic: Pink camembert:  (Read 962 times)

Offline mightyjesse

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Pink camembert:
« on: May 11, 2010, 10:22:00 AM »


I used the recipe from http://cheeseforum.org/Recipes/Recipe_Camembert.htm and innoculated my cheese with a piece of rind from a commercial brie...

The bloom started after only 3 days, but it's *pink*. I do have a mister of b. linens in my cheese cave, but it doesn't seem to be affecting any of my other cheeses...

Will this cheese recover? Should I wipe off the mold and let it start over? Is this the b. linens that's *supposed to be* on the cheese out-competing the p. candidum for color?


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Offline Oberhasli

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Re: Pink camembert:
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2010, 01:55:38 PM »
I have had a pinkish tint on the early bloom for cam's but it fades and is replaced by a nice white bloom.  I usually sprinkle a little salt and wait for the white mold to take over.

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