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Yahn Van de Walle is head cheesemonger and educator at Eataly Chicago. He has been working with cheese for six years, but draws on a variety of skills from past careers as a line cook, teacher, manager, and artist. He loves food, music, bikes, his wife, and his dog.

Moldy Cheese

Ask the Monger: Is the Mold Growing on My Cheese Dangerous?


Is the mold growing on my cheese dangerous? It’s not uncommon to open a piece of cheese in your fridge and find a bit of white or blue mold growing on the surface. Your first reaction might be to throw the whole thing away, but you don’t have to. They’re harmless, and a very common […]