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Cheese Plate: In Good Company


photographed by NINA GALLANT | styled by KENDRA SMITH While many kids dream of growing up to be doctor or a firefighter, there’s a reason why you won’t find a cheesemonger outfit among the Halloween costumes at the big box store: people in the cheese world often come to it from an entirely different profession. […]

FireFly Farms Black & Blue + Kimchee: An Inspired Pairing


Founded by partners Mike Koch and Pablo Solanet in 2002, FireFly Farms makes 10 cheeses using fresh goat’s and cow’s milk from family farms within a 30-mile radius of the creamery. All of the cheeses are handmade from just four ingredients: pasteurized milk, bacterial cultures, vegetable rennet, and salt—no additives, preservatives, stabilizers, or GMOs. Having […]

5 Unexpected Cheese Pairings from Cheesemongers


The whole is greater than the sum of its parts,” is sometimes used to describe the goal of cheese pairings. Contrary to popular belief, this is not the phrase Aristotle penned. What the great philosopher wrote in his Metaphysics, nearly 2,400 years ago, was “the whole is something besides the parts.” But since we’re concerned […]

The Zodiac Signs As Cheese Pairings


For when you can’t decide what flavor combo you’re looking for, we’ve matched each zodiac sign with a culture cheese pairing that just makes sense.

Modern Matzo: Add These Now-Flavorful Crackers To Your Next Cheese Board


The Matzo Project has made this cultural cracker into something more flavorful, verstaile, and pairing-friendly for any cheese in your fridge.

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Food Pairing


Why do we fixate on pairing match-ups? And how do we decide what works and what doesn’t?

In Season: Well-Bred Brassicas


Geneticists cross these veggies with creamy, nutty cheeses on the plate.

In Queso You Missed It: January 10th


Here’s what you might have missed this week in cheese news! Our January 10th edition of IQYMI.

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