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Carlos Yescas

Articles written by Carlos Yescas

Carlos Yescas is a cheese scholar and book author. He serves as the Program Director of the Oldways Cheese Coalition, a US-based non-profit promoting artisanal cheese and protecting traditional cheesemaking practices. He is the founder of Lactography in Mexico and a supreme judge of the World Cheese Awards.

cumin cheese

Pass Me That Cumin Cheese


Boren Leyden with cumin was one of the unique cheeses that the author sampled at the Cheese20 festival in Italy. The flavor is sweet, almost with caramel notes, followed by a nice round earthy flavor from the cumin.

Raw-Milk Cheese: US Comes Of Age


Three raw-milk cheesemakers share their tales of battles won while producing cheese in an adverse regulatory environment.

Poncelet Cheese Bar exterior

Queso in Madrid


Discover the stores and cheese bars in Madrid that showcase the great diversity of Spanish cheesemaking and its long culture and complexity