Cheese

Fleur d’Aunis Washed Rind Cheese

February 14, 2017 0 Comments
Fleur d’Aunis Washed Rind Cheese

A Great Value Washed Rind Cheese – Fleur d”Aunis I really like this cheese because it is a “value” cheese” however it is still an imported cheese from France so it’s not going to be that inexpensive. It’s also a “washed rind” cheese that is first bathed in Pineau des Charentes, a Cognac-fortified aperitif wine […]

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Taleggio Cheese

February 5, 2015 1 Comment
Taleggio Cheese

Taleggio – One of the Best “Value” Cheeses Lately I’ve been on the hunt for “value cheeses” and the washed rind Taleggio from Italy is one of the best examples I can describe that fits my idea of a great value cheese.  Taleggio is a washed rind cheese that can be found in every gourmet […]

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Sainte Maure Caprifeuille Cheese

January 15, 2015 0 Comments
Sainte Maure Caprifeuille Cheese

One of My New Favorite Goat Cheeses If you enjoy goat cheese and are looking for one to serve to friends or just enjoy at home with a piece of French bread, I recommend you take a look at Caprifeuille. I was looking for a cheese to serve at a small dinner party with some […]

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Cheese Fondue Recipe

February 25, 2014 4 Comments
Cheese Fondue Recipe

A Classic Cheese Fondue We typically don’t eat much fondue in our house, maybe a couple times a year but in the past few weeks I’ve enjoyed three fondue nights so I thought it must be time to do a little research and write about preparing a delicious fondue at home. One of our fondue […]

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Bloomy Cheese or Washed Rind Cheese

September 24, 2013 0 Comments
Bloomy Cheese or Washed Rind Cheese

What’s The Difference Between Bloomy and Washed Rind Cheeses? Both are surfaced ripened cheeses but different. There is an exponential amount of information to know about cheese and cheese classification. Go to any cheese counter or crack open a guide to cheese and you will be inundated with endless choices, varieties, and classifications of cheese. […]

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Pecorino Romano Cheese

February 3, 2013 5 Comments
Pecorino Romano Cheese

Pecorino (peh-koh-REE-noh) Romano Cheese From the word pecora which means ewe in Italian, cheeses made from sheep’s milk in Italy are called pecorino. Although the majority of pecorino is made in southern Italy, especially Sardinia, the best known pecorino is Pecorino Romano. Genuine Romano is only produced in the province of Rome from November to […]

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Conversation with a Cheesemonger

January 29, 2013 4 Comments
Conversation with a Cheesemonger

Let’s talk about cheese I grew up eating pre-sliced American cheese on my grilled sandwiches, ham and cheese sandwiches, and open-faced broiled tomato and cheese sandwiches (my dad’s version of pizza).  Now I serve my 15 month old daughter slices of American cheese. She loves it! Some things never change, except today’s American cheese slices […]

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Nuvola di Pecora Cheese

January 14, 2013 0 Comments
Nuvola di Pecora Cheese

  Nuvola di Pecora – An Italian Sheep’s Milk Cheese Here comes a semi-soft sheep’s milk cheese from Northern Italy that’s rustic in style with a creamy and meaty flavor. Somewhat hard to find, Nuvola di Pecora or “Sheep’s Cloud” comes from the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy between the Appenine Mountains and the River Po. […]

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Sainte Maure de Touraine Cheese

September 16, 2012 1 Comment
Sainte Maure de Touraine Cheese

Creative Commons: Tangopaso Hey, There’s A Stick In The Middle Of My Cheese! The first time I tried cutting into this cheese, I noticed a stick in the middle of it. It looked like a cheese Popsicle. It turned out to be a straw and not a stick and is used to help the cheese […]

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Cheeseman Jack

August 19, 2012 0 Comments
Cheeseman Jack

There is no crime in not liking some allegedly famous cheese. – Cheeseman Jack I met Jack at our local Farmers Market where he has one of his two popular cheese stands. His other cheese shop is in Philadelphia at the famous Reading Terminal Market. Jack is a true cheese monger but doesn’t like titles […]

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