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Articles written by Ashia Aubourg

Ashia Aubourg is culture's Assistant Digital Editor. She received her BA in Food Studies and Policy Studies from Syracuse University, where she researched components that make up equitable food systems. She previously held print and digital roles at Food & Wine, Cuisine Noir, America's Test Kitchen, and others, where her writing unearthed underrepresented narratives within food, travel, and culture. Before starting her writing career, she held food policy and social impact roles across various nonprofits and companies. Ashia currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Camembert

Why Certain French Cheeses May Be Facing Extinction


Some of your favorite types of French wedges are at risk of extinction, according to experts.

Vodka Pasta Recipe

Rigatoni Alla Vodka With Crispy Pancetta


After aging for over ten months, Stella® Parmesan Cheese transforms into a delectable wedge with an unmistakable flavor. The affinage process imparts a slightly nutty and rich taste to the cheese, which complements the creamy and tangy Vodka pasta sauce. This recipe is perfect for a Valentine's Day dinner and guaranteed to have anyone who […]

Murray's Vday Cheese Box

10 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Cheese Lovers


Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and we guarantee someone in your life swoons over cheese.

Iconic Boston Cheese Shop Curds & Co. Seeks a New Owner


Curds & Co., a cheese shop and school located in Brookline, MA, has been supplying its community with global artisan wedges and fun and delicious educational events since 2017. Now, it’s time for a new chapter as Jenn and Matt Mason, the current owners, seek a new owner to take over and continue the legacy of this beloved business. 

What’s Your Wildest Cheese Fantasy? This Organization Wants to Make It Come True


According to a press release sent to culture, two lucky winners will be selected to have their wildest cheese dreams become a reality, and 100 entrants will be randomly selected to receive a Wisconsin Cheese box.

Fuzzy Udder Creamery

Maine Creamery Seeks a New ‘Passionate’ Owner


Fuzzy Udder’s founder, Jessie Dowling, who’s led the company for 13 years, shares that she’s looking for a buyer to take its growth to the next level.

TikTok Cheese Hacks

TikTok Swears By These Holiday Cheese Hacks


Here are some of the most mesmerizing and exciting ideas we’ve spotted just in time for the holidays. 

Robiola Bosnia

10 Holiday Cheeses Recommended by Culture Staffers


Culture staff shares their go-to picks—that way, you can find some fromage-centered-joy this holiday season. 

culture cheese magazine

Presenting the 2023 Culture Centerfolds


Culture celebrates the beauty and deliciousness of cheese through our centerfold features. Each issue tells the unique story of a cheese wheel or wedge, capturing its essence through stunning photography and expert storytelling.

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