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Three types of stinky French cheeses stand in a row next to thin breadsticks

Ask the Monger: What Happens When You Store Cheese in Plastic Wrap?

What happens when you store cheese in plastic wrap?  Good question! This is a hotly debated topic, and everyone has an opinion. I welcome the opportunity to shine a spotlight on the complexities of the answer.The effect that plastic wrap has on cheese varies depending on the type of cheese. The rind is the most […]


Cheese Of The Day: Chaseholm Camembert

Chaseholm Camembert is intensely creamy with a surprisingly robust flavor and smell. It tastes of grass, mushrooms, oats, and butter.

Calum Hodgson

Cheese Gets Heavy Metal Treatment

Based on findings that bacteria can pick up external signals, Curd Nerd Calum Hodgson blasted a constant stream of heavy metal into the maturation cellar in NZ