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Ask the Monger: Why do only some cheeses have DOP/PDO/AOP status?


When it comes to reading cheese labels, you might get a mouthful of these abbreviations. These European-based acronyms are “geographical indications.”

Crowning Glory


Discover the unexpected affinage facility that lives in underground Brooklyn.

Ruminations: Art or Science? Reflections on Cheesemaking


Crafting a quality cheese is a daily lesson: A lesson in perseverance, patience, and people. By Cheesemaker Uriel Filiba of Klein River Cheese in South Africa.

Table of Contents: Winter 2017


Craveable cookies, the most decadent holiday meals ever, where to eat in Berlin, a Valentine’s Day cheese plate. Your winter 2017 guide is here.

affinage

Affinage Comes Of Age In America 


The steady growth of domestic artisan cheese has driven American awareness and practice of affinage. Expertise has been either imported or homegrown with input from the European tradition.