☰ menu   


Ask the Monger: Is there a difference between “raw” and “pasteurized”?


There sure is!  The differences are both technical and aesthetic. Gianaclis Caldwell covers it all.

5 Ways to Celebrate Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day


International Raw Milk Cheese Day is here. Here’s how you can celebrate the history-laden and microbe-rich goodness of raw milk cheese.

Roquefort Rebel

The Roquefort Rebel


Will Studd, cheese expert and host of Cheese Slices,  brings us the tale of how Roquefort was nearly erased from Australian cheese counters, and how he changed history. It’s been more than two decades since Australian authorities announced that regulations allowing the sale of raw milk cheese after a 90 day holding period would be […]

Ask the Monger: Does Cheese Have Probiotics?


Does cheese have probiotics? Probiotics are having a moment. Walk into most grocery stores today and you’ll see a large section devoted to these life-giving bacteria. But what are probiotics—and why the sudden focus? Here’s the skinny: Probiotics are living microorganisms, like bacteria and yeasts, that function on many levels, but they’re thought to be […]