Gifts A Cheese Lover Will Love!
Holidays are here and so is culture's list of gifts for cheese lovers. So go and indulge yourself!
How to Write a Cheese Blog
Back in 2009, I began writing a cheese blog to record my mouse nibbles. I never expected to continue beyond a few months–especially since I didn’t know a thing about blogging, much less photography. Nine years later, I still look forward to sitting down to write my next post. Why? My site feels like an […]
A Cheese Lover’s Guide to Berlin
Käse Study When you head to Berlin, chances are you’re ready for sausage. Currywurst, bockwurst, ketwurst—all wurst, all the time. We don’t blame you; washing down encased meat with a frothy beer is one of Germany’s great pleasures. But here’s what we love most about the capital: it’s complicated. While other European metropolises linger in […]
Ask the Monger: Does Cheese Have Probiotics?
Does cheese have probiotics? Probiotics are having a moment. Walk into most grocery stores today and you’ll see a large section devoted to these life-giving bacteria. But what are probiotics—and why the sudden focus? Here’s the skinny: Probiotics are living microorganisms, like bacteria and yeasts, that function on many levels, but they’re thought to be […]
In Queso You Missed It February 18th
Have you been tuned into the Olympics? We sure have – and watching the world’s best athletes do all that work sure makes us hungry. Take a moment to decompress with some me-plus-cheese time. Here’s all the cheesy news you might have missed this week: Ever dreamed of cuddling a baby goat? Caromont Farms in […]
Parmesan vs. Parmigiano Reggiano: What’s the Difference?
The difference between “parmesan” and “Parmigiano Reggiano” is a hot topic in the cheese world… and a mystery to most everyone else
Baked Brie Wrapped in Bayonne Ham
This baked Brie is wrapped in Bayonne ham for an easy, cheesy party appetizer.
Everything You Need to Know About Khachapuri
Repeat after me. Hatch-ah-POO-ree. Khachapuri. If you haven’t heard of Georgia’s national dish—a cheese-carb wonder that has taken the internet by storm—consider this your lucky introduction. Khachapuri to the Georgians is what pizza is to the Italians. In the larger cities, parlors devoted to the culinary feat welcome locals and tourists alike to indulge in […]
Hunks of Cheese: Andy and Mateo Kehler of Jasper Hill Farm
Welcome to “Hunks of Cheese,” where every month we chat with studs and babes from the cheese world. We’re kicking it off with the handsome brothers behind some of the sexiest cheeses in the states. Meet Andy and Mateo Kehler, of Jasper Hill Farm. culture: How did you discover your love of cheese? Andy Kehler: We didn’t […]
Ruminations from a Boudoir Cheese Model
In the winter of 2016, a friend told me she was setting up a boudoir photo shoot for a cheese spread and needed a human model to go along with the wedges. I was flattered that she thought of me and figured that my garter belt could always use some more airplay, so I accepted. […]
Oatmeal-Ginger Sandwiches with Goat Cheese
These crisp, delicate cookies— adapted from award-winning baking teacher and author Nick Malgieri—are the ideal foil for whipped chèvre’s citrusy flavor and light, fluffy texture. Photographed by Beryl Striewski
In Queso You Missed It February 11th
Welcome to Sunday, cheese lovers! Hope you’re relaxing and preparing for a week of indulgence, romance, and watching the winter Olympics. We’ve got Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day, and Chinese New Year headed our way. Stuff your stomachs, spoil your significant other, and take a bite out of these cheesy tidbits. Here’s what you might have […]
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curds & whey
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fermentation & fromage
These blog posts focus on making cheese and fermented products that can be paired with cheese such as beer, wine, pickles, and sauerkraut
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on the farm
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science of cheese
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