Camembert, a soft and creamy cheese with a bloomy rind, is a true delight for cheese lovers. Originating from Normandy, France, this cheese has a rich history and has been enjoyed for centuries.

Made from cow's milk, its earthy aroma and savory flavor make it a perfect accompaniment with bread and crackers, as well as a versatile ingredient in a variety of dishes. Whether you're a cheese connoisseur or just starting on your cheese journey, Camembert is a must-try!

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

25 minutes




  • 1 round Camembert cheese, 250-300g
  • 50g chorizo, sliced into small cubes
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 small bunch basil, finely chopped
  • 1-2 red chillies, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • Fresh rosemary
  • 3 tbsp. melted butter
  • 2-3 spring onions, chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.

  2. Slice the top off the Camembert cheese and set aside.

  3. Mix the chorizo, garlic, basil, chillies, and breadcrumbs in a bowl.

  4. Place the Camembert cheese in a large ramekin or cast iron skillet that is oven safe.

  5. Cut out the top part of the bread to fit the Camembert cheese into it.

  6. Garnish the cheese with the fresh rosemary and breadcrumbs mixture.

  7. Drizzle with melted butter and place the cheese and the bread lid back into the ramekin or skillet.

  8. Cover the skillet with another pan and bake for about 25 minutes on low heat until the cheese is all melted.

  9. When it's done, garnish with chopped spring onions.

  10. Cut the bread lid and enjoy the delicious, melted Camembert cheese with the chorizo and breadcrumb mixture.


Make sure to use a skillet that is oven safe.


We are Slawek Kalkraut and Krzysztof Szymanski, two Polish friends living in Ireland. Over our ten years of friendship, we’ve bonded over a mutual love of braving the elements to create mouthwatering meals. MenWithThePot started as an Instagram page where we shared our outdoor creations with friends and family but quickly snowballed into a passion project that people all over the world began to connect with. Our Tik Tok account took our little project to a whole new level and after designing and selling our very own knife, we decided to go all-in and commit to MenWithThePot full time.