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And Now, Kosher Cheese


Brent Delman showing off his creations

Many runny, stinky cheeses are not available to orthodox Jews observing a kosher diet. Until now, that is. Brent Delman began observing a kosher diet as an adult, and his love for fine cheeses drove him to perfect his own aging techniques to produce high-quality certified kosher cheese. 

“They’re my babies,” Mr. Delman told a visitor at his home recently while unfolding the white paper on his personal favorite, the crumbly Bastardo del Grappa. It’s for this and the other cheeses, like the Montaggio and the Sardinian Pecorinos, that customers line up at the Riverdale Farmers Market.

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Photo by Glen Delman

Alicia Hahn

Alicia Hahn is an online editorial intern for culture who excels at eating and enjoys writing, crosswords, and cooking (preferably with cheese). Originally from San Francisco, she moved to Boston for school and fell in love with the city (despite an annual campaign against winter). Her favorite place to be is the farmers’ market, where she finds weird and exciting ingredients to make or break her next meal.