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Australia is burning, and so are their dairies


Australia is still being consumed by the worst wildfires it’s seen in decades, and staggering numbers of dairy animals and dairy farms are among the casualties. The country’s fire season started in late July–bushfires are typical in northern Australia from April to September due to the region’s climate. This season the blaze was accelerated by […]

Best Cheeses 2019: Buffalo’s Milk


Photographed by Nina Gallant; Styled by Erin Riley BAFFALO BLU CASEIFICIO DEFENDI CARAVAGGIO, ITALY The use of rich buffalo milk lends an intense, compelling flavor to this generously veined blue cheese from northern Italy. The Defendi family has been producing cheese since 1865, and their commitment to quality and tradition is evident in the prize-winning […]

Roquefort Rebel

The Roquefort Rebel


Will Studd, cheese expert and host of Cheese Slices,  brings us the tale of how Roquefort was nearly erased from Australian cheese counters, and how he changed history. It’s been more than two decades since Australian authorities announced that regulations allowing the sale of raw milk cheese after a 90 day holding period would be […]