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Pat Polowsky is a cheese scientist that runs cheesecience.org, a resource for everyone from maker to monger. His favorite cheese is Dunbarton Blue from Roelli Cheese Haus.

Ask the Expert: Are Soft Cheeses Fatty?


One of the most pervasive myths in the cheese-eating community is that all soft and runny cheeses are very fatty.

Ask the Monger: What’s the Deal with Lactose in Cheese?


Lactose is the second-most prominent component of milk behind water. But that doesn’t mean lactose intolerant cheese lovers are doomed.