Once a year, the world comes together to celebrate Raw Milk Cheese Day. Raw milk cheese is made with milk that has not been heat-treated and has been produced for thousands of years before the advent of refrigeration.
Cheesemaker Andy Hatch embodies the slow food movement philosophy that is so dear to traditional cheesemaking. In an age where things don't arrive...
Ever considered taking a trip completely organized around cheese, food, wine, and their makers? In our interview with Tenaya Darlington- - a cheese expert, author, and owner of a Cheese Grotto -- we get her insight on the importance of taking a journey devoted to cheese and devoted to food and wine.
If you're interested in learning more about goat cheese and what makes it special, take a moment to read this interview with Tara Kirch, Senior Director of Marketing at Coach Farm. Their goat cheeses are made in New York and have a clean and bright flavor profile. Tara also recommends goat cheese pairings and how to best pair goat cheese and wine.
Learn about the up-and-coming Wisconsin cheesemakers from Landmark Creamery. Their cow and sheep specialty cheeses are delicious table cheeses. If you are cooking with cheese, their Tallgrass Reserve makes a delicious mac 'n cheese, and their Pecora Nocciola is a take of a traditional pecorino style. #americancheese
Ever wondered the best way to store cheese and keep it fresh? Specialty cheese styles require specific conditions in order to prolong a cheese's shelf-life. Specialty cheeses are inspired by hundreds of years of traditional cheesemaking practices, and so they do not like to be wrapped in plastic wrap.
What is natural wine and how do you pair natural wine with cheese, especially raw milk cheese? Through an interview with an Natural Wine Expert we get tips and ideas on what types of cheeses to pair with what types of natural wine. Read on to learn what makes natural wine so special.
Jam-maker Candice Ross provides unbeatable tips on how to build your next cheese board. In this post, we highlight what types of cheeses pair with different flavors of jam and liquors. From vodka to bourbon to gin to rye, every liquor has a memorable cheese pairing and jam pairing.
Babs Hogan is a cheese nutrition researcher, writer, and educator. Back in 2010, she discovered that naturally-made cheeses have nutritional benefits that the common public isn't yet talking about. We interview her here and learn the real reason why cheese is healthy.
The best news is that both chocolate and cheese contain ingredients which inherently uplift a person's mood. Tryptophan and phenylethylamine can be found in chocolate, and tyrosine can be found in cheese. You can read more about the qualities and chemistry of each food in my pairing guide.
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