Perfect Pairings with FireFly Farm’s Cabra LaMancha
What makes a perfect cheese pairing? According to FireFly Farms co-owner, Pablo Solanet, an ideal cheese pairing is made up of flavors that play on one other. “When you have a good pairing the two flavors compliment each other and they blend, they enhance each other. And that’s when you know you have a perfect […]
Great 28 Pairings: Rauchbier
Finessing the Rauchbier recipe has enabled New World brewers to deliver a more subtle smoke profile that plays nicely with a host of food pairings.
The Best Cheese to Pair with Coffee Stout
An expert rounds up the best coffee stouts to pair with your favorite cheeses.
In Queso You Missed It October 14th
Happy American Cheese Month, everyone! What better way to usher in this beautiful October? Fall has officially been here for a few weeks, but we’re finally seeing cooler weather. Now it’s time for sipping Pumpkin Spice Lattes without secretly sweating through our oversized sweaters. Here’s what you might have missed last week in cheese news: […]
Pair these Funky, Fizzy Brett Beers with Stinky Cheese
Brewers are embracing Brettanomyces yeast to bring wild new flavors to beer. The result is a bone-dry, effervescent brew perfect for funkier wedges.
It’s a (Cheese) Marathon
Planet Cheese is a weekly blog devoted to everything cheese: products, people, places, news, and views. James Beard Award-winning journalist Janet Fletcher writes Planet Cheese from her home in Napa Valley. Janet is the author of Cheese & Wine, Cheese & Beer, and The Cheese Course and an occasional contributor to culture. Visit janetfletcher.com to […]
Cheese + Beer: Gose
Germany’s sour, salt-sprinkled gose is having a moment
The Great 28 Pairings: Cheese + Seltzer
Curds love sparkling water—just like everyone else does
Shop Talk: Cheese Bar in Portland, Ore.
Steve Jones of Cheese Bar in Portland, Ore., talks cheese and drink pairings, strange customer requests, and the inspiration behind his cheese restaurant, Chizu
Cheese + Beer: California Common
Steam beer, or “California common,” is a thirst-quenching American original that makes a great complement to Asiago and pepper Jack.