Marie Harel: The 256th Birthday Of The Woman Who Invented Camembert Cheese

The Google Doodle of April 28, 2017, commemorates the 256th birthday of Mme. Marie Harel who, according to local legend, invented Camembert cheese in 1791, along with 'cheese whisperer' Abbot Charles-Jean Bonvoust.

Google's slideshow illustrates how Camembert is made, step by step. It's drawn in a charming, nostalgic style reminiscent of early 20th-century French poster artists, such as Hervé Morvan and Raymond Savignac.

Who was Marie Harel?

Marie Harel, was born in Crouttes, Normandy on April 28, 1761 . She was a French cheesemaker.

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