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Boulette de Cambrai

Boulette de Cambrai is a fresh, unpasteurized cow's milk cheese from the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in Northern France. It is named after the city of Cambrai.

Boulette de Cambrai is either ball shaped or cone shaped. The cheese is small, usually about 200 to 300 grams. It has a sweet, milky taste. The cheese contains parsley, tarragon, and chives. Boulette de Cambrai has a 45% fat content.


We were unable to find any photos of Boulette de Cambrai in the public domain, but you can view ball-shaped Boulette de Cambrai and cone-shaped Boulette de Cambrai on external sites.

Where to buy

Because Boulette de Cambrai is made from unpasteurized milk, and is aged less than 60 days, it cannot be imported into the United States or countries with similar cheese-import laws. You may have to wait until your next trip to northern France to try this cheese.


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