Cheese Grotto™Journal

Moroccan Amlou Spread and Cheddar Toast

Moroccan Amlou Spread and Cheddar Toast

One of the more traditional applications for culinary argan oil is a delicious roasted almond, honey, and argan oil spread.  It is similar to almo...

Adagio

Adagio

By Steven Rosa

On the day I met Adagio, I wandered the city in the rain for hours, unfeeling and without volition, as if I were being carried along by two handles. I was blank. Nothing now could ever be as it had been.

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...

My other product invention: Gruyère Cheese Caramel

My other product invention: Gruyère Cheese Caramel

Authentic Gruyère A.O.P. from Switzerland. Heavy Cream. Milk. Caramelizing Sugar. Sea Salt. This caramel is infused with Gruyère, resulting in a b...

Video: Beer and Cheese Tasting at Strongrope Brewery

Video: Beer and Cheese Tasting at Strongrope Brewery

Microbrews and specialty cheeses are a joy to pair together.  Both are more complex and nuanced in flavor, texture, and body than their more conven...

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...

Parmesan Cheese Straws with Pepper Crush's Islahiye Pepper

Parmesan Cheese Straws with Pepper Crush's Islahiye Pepper

If you're entertaining, these cheese straws liberally sprinkled with Pepper Crush's Islahiye Pepper will satiate your guests upon arrival.  They ar...

Building #ThatCheesePlate into a Grotto

Building #ThatCheesePlate into a Grotto

When I designed the Grotto, I set an intention to make the cheese humidor as multi-functional as possible.  This is why I designed the cheese boar...