Cheese Grotto™Journal

Q & A with Landmark Creamery

Q & A with Landmark Creamery

Landmark Creamery is based in Albany, WI and is one of the featured cheesemakers in our new Quarterly Cheese Subscription.  We are so excited to be...

[Video] Build a Cheese Board Like An American.

[Video] Build a Cheese Board Like An American.

  American cheese has always been associated with industrial cheese: highly processed with milk and curd pooled from hundreds of dairy farms.  Our...

I finally made it to Montréal. My life became one big raw milk cheese sandwich.

I finally made it to Montréal. My life became one big raw milk cheese sandwich.

Montréal is one of those fairy cities, the type of city that I could imagine as something charmingly different from than the New York City hustle,...

My Guide to Pairing Cheese and Chocolate. You're welcome.

My Guide to Pairing Cheese and Chocolate. You're welcome.

Featured in photo above: Milène Jardine Harvey Wallbanger chocolate truffle and Délice de Bourgogne triple cream cow's milk cheese. Cheese and Cho...

Minimalist Kitchen: Cutting Down on Food Waste

Minimalist Kitchen: Cutting Down on Food Waste

With all the current discussion about climate change, I've been reflecting more on how the individual can actively reduce their carbon footprint.  ...

Grilled Cheese with Dense, Spicy Turkish Pepper Paste

Grilled Cheese with Dense, Spicy Turkish Pepper Paste

Pepper Crush's dense, spicy pepper paste is delicious spread on just about everything.  Consider it a more flavorful version of sun-dried tomato p...

Video: How to ripen Rocket's Robiola to perfection

Video: How to ripen Rocket's Robiola to perfection

Here it begins: the Facebook Live Series to answer all your burning questions about cheese.  Consider it your quick dose of cheese knowledge for th...

Cheese and Urfa Pepper Omelette

Cheese and Urfa Pepper Omelette

The saga continues with Pepper Crush's Turkish pepper flakes and specialty cheese. This week, we have an omelette recipe that combines robust, meat...

Preserving Different Styles of Cheese in the Grotto, Pt. 4

Preserving Different Styles of Cheese in the Grotto, Pt. 4

Ambient climates Room Temperature Today's lesson in cheese preservation focuses on storing styles of cheese at room temperature, or between 41 and...

Cheese and Turkish Pepper Pide

Cheese and Turkish Pepper Pide

A cheesy flatbread that is made for a group gathering, pide is the Turkish version of pita bread that is traditionally prepared during Ramadan. It...

Preserving Different Styles of Cheese in the Grotto, Pt. 3

Preserving Different Styles of Cheese in the Grotto, Pt. 3

Let's talk about water content in cheese, shall we? The water content of a cheese directly impacts the preservation method, and the duration of a c...