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 […]
Cheese Plate: Friends in Ferment
Alisha Norris Jones guides us through a microbial pairing wonderland Photographed by Adam Detour | Styled by Kendra Smith As a magazine literally named “culture,” we’d be nowhere without the busiest bodies of the food system: live active cultures. You may recognize the term from your yogurt label, but they’re also in most fermented foods—a […]
Well Matched: Avoid Pairing Anxiety with Chef-Tested Cheese Partners
Unusual, off-beat pairings can be revelatory. Here are seven options, plus suggestions for a single bite and using them in a cheese-centric dish.