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Croatian Cheese

Faraway Cheeses: Croatia


Wedged between Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean, Croatia is in a unique position of influence among its neighbors. With a history as long and hard to follow as many of its surrounding European countries, Croatia has seen influence everywhere from Yugoslavia to the Habsburg Monarchy to the Ottoman Empire. No wonder then, that […]

Kesong Puti

Faraway Cheeses: Philippines


The Philippines is a cheesy dichotomy. On one end is the widely popular Kesong Puti, a traditional soft white cheese (don’t worry, more on this later), but other than this, the country’s cheese inventory is made up largely of processed cheeses like Eden and Kraft string cheese.   Cheez Whiz became available in groceries in […]