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The Natural Touch


Last September, across town from the Great Hall of Cheese and just up the road past Affineur Alley, a group of cheesemakers began to set up their stalls behind Biodiversity House. They were part of Slow Food’s biennial Cheese event: a four-day weekend in the Piedmontese town of Bra spent tasting, sharing, and learning about […]

Garrotxa cheese

Cheese IQ: All the Lingo You Need to Know


Cheese names (especially those in a foreign language) can be intimidating when you’re at the cheese counter. Here’s a handy pronunciation guide to help!

Bastille Day - The Cheese Poet

9 Essential French Cheeses to Party with on Bastille Day


Photo Credit Erin Harris When you think about your favorite cheese and where they hail from, your answers likely fall all over the map. But now it’s time to break out your crustiest baguette, bite into a wedge of brie and crumble your favorite bleu in celebration of French National Day, or Bastille Day as […]