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Bertagni Marzolino Rosso: A Tuscan Original


For American fans of Marzolino Rosso, the hunt for the Tuscan cheese has been akin to that for Melville’s white whale. Produced in the Garfagnana, a remote mountainous region, this young pecorino has historically been made with 100-percent sheep’s milk, and its rind rubbed with tomato paste to ward off unwanted mold growth. Verano Bertagni, […]

The Year in Centerfolds: 2021


For each issue of culture, we choose a noteworthy and especially good-looking cheese, and then style and photograph it to capture its distinctive beauty. As we wrap up the year, were inspired to look back on the centerfolds of 2021, with gratitude once again for the creativity and skill of the cheesemakers, photographers, and stylists […]

A Perfect Pairing From Europe


Your Guide to Garda DOC Wines and Piave DOP Cheese Garda DOC wines and Piave DOP cheese are a supreme pair, celebrating craft and tradition, as well as unmatched taste and quality. Our guide will help you learn how to pair, serve, and enjoy this handcrafted, delicious cheese and high quality, sparkling wine. All about […]

Destination Cheese: European Edition


When planning post-lockdown travels, combine natural splendor with splendid cheese.

Centerfold: Ubriaco Pinot Rosé


“I like to use what I have around me, to take tradition and give it a new twist.”— Sergio Moro Photographed by Adam DeTour; Styled by Kendra Smith With its pale pink rind and crown of dried rose petals, a 15-pound wheel of Ubriaco Pinot Rosé is a thing of beauty. And this stunner from […]

Drop Dead Gorg-eous: Feast your eyes on Italy’s beloved blue


Italy’s legendary Gorgonzola swings from sweet to savory.

In Queso You Missed It: July 26th


Catch up on what you’ve been missing in the cheese world here.

June Pairing: Grana Padano + Mike’s Hot Honey + Peach Preserves


Summer is the time to enjoy yourself—break out the bright colors, have that extra piña colada, and go over-the-top with your cheese pairings. To ring in the season, we’re pairing Ambrosi Millennials’ salty, crystalline Grana Padano with Mike’s Hot Honey, and sweetening the deal with whiskey-spiked peach preserves. Grana Padano, Parmigiano-Reggiano’s slightly more free-wheeling cousin, […]

Strawberry Mint Galette with Caputo Cheese Burrata


Burrata as a concept seems too good to be true. Mozzarella is decadent enough: a pillowy, snow-white ball of cheese, clean and milky in flavor and stretchy in texture. But mozzarella filled with cream and shreds of more cheese? To die for. The pasta filata category of cheeses, to which mozzarella and burrata belong, are […]