Cheese Grotto I Specialty Cheese and Cheese Storage

[Video] How to ripen Robiola and Bloomy Rind Cheeses to perfection

[Video] How to ripen Robiola and Bloomy Rind Cheeses to perfection

If when you purchase a wheel of Robiola cheese or Camembert cheese it is still too firm and not yet gooey and soft the way you like it, you can age and ripen the whole wheel of bloomy rind cheese so that it continue to soften and become spreadable.  This video blog post explains how to do this using our Cheese Grotto.

How to Store & Serve Cheese, Pt. 4

How to Store & Serve Cheese, Pt. 4

How to store cheese at room temperature between 41 and 69 degrees Fahrenheit. The rate of fermentation and ripening of a cheese is directly related to the temperature in which the cheese is stored.

How to Store & Serve High Moisture and Low Moisture Cheeses , Pt. 3

How to Store & Serve High Moisture and Low Moisture Cheeses , Pt. 3

The water content of a cheese directly impacts the storage method, and the duration of a cheese's life. In this post, I have separated cheeses into two categories below, as a simple guide: Higher Moisture and Lower Moisture. These two cheese categories have different requirements and shelf-life.

How to Store & Serve Soft Goat Cheese & Washed Rind Cheese

How to Store & Serve Soft Goat Cheese & Washed Rind Cheese

An in-depth guide on how to best store and serve soft goat cheese and washed rind cheese styles.  Our Cheese Grotto storage pieces allow you to keep cheese fresher for longer, but this cheese storage information is useful for your tupperware or cheese paper solutions, too.

Storing Cheese: Fridge, Counter-top, or Cellar?

Storing Cheese: Fridge, Counter-top, or Cellar?

Where should you store your cheese?  There are three options: the fridge, the kitchen counter, or the cellar.  In this blog post we outline how you can use the Cheese Grotto storage piece to store your cheese in these three locations, and what it means for the cheese.

How to Store Different Styles of Cheese, Pt. 1

How to Store Different Styles of Cheese, Pt. 1

Naturally-made cheese is a complex food.  As a cheese ripens, it develops different flavors, aromas, and textures dependent upon the storage conditions. This blog post highlights how to store camembert, bloomy rinds, washed rinds, hard cheeses, alpine cheeses, cheddars, and blue cheeses.

How do you store your cheese? The story behind natural storage.

How do you store your cheese? The story behind natural storage.

There are a variety of beautiful, natural materials used for storing and serving cheese. Before refrigeration, cheese caves employed natural, loca...