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Best Cheeses 2019: Cow’s Milk Cheese


Photographed by Nina Gallant; Styled by Erin Riley Almnäs Tegel ALMNÄS BRUK HJO, SWEDEN “Tegel” means “brick” in Swedish—a fitting name for a cheese produced in massive blocks weighing between 57 and 59 pounds. A saltwater wash leads to the rustic, red hue of the rind, which encases a firm, smooth paste with a fruity […]

Discovering Cheese and Tradition in the Swedish North


Spring in Sweden means blue lakes, picturesque hills, endless skies…and some delicious cheese.

Swedish Mozzarella is A Thing (and It’s Delicious)


Stepping out of the car on a late Sunday morning, I’m greeted by a friendly Border Collie and warm sunshine. The buildings are quintessentially Swedish, painted a rich shade of red with white trim, surrounded by birch trees. I’m at Ängsholmens Gårdsmejeri, a small farm just north of Uppsala, Sweden, in a locality called Harbo, […]