Wheys Less Traveled: Jærosten And The Great Norwegian Cheese Reawakening
Norway’s recent cheesemaking renaissance started with Jærosten, a raw milk, Alpine-style cheese.
A New Wave of Dutch Cheesemakers Branches Out Beyond Gouda
In the Netherlands new generation of cheesemakers has been looking abroad and making it clear that there’s more to Dutch cheese than edam and gouda.
9 Farmstead Creameries Where You Can Spend the Night
This past week we had the opportunity to tour Tomales Farmstead Creamery as a part of the California Artisan Cheese Festival. We got to cuddle with baby goats, watch a milking, and taste plenty of cheese. We also had the opportunity to peek inside their gorgeous modern farmhouse, which is available to rent on Airbnb […]
Regions to Watch: Austria
If you love cheese, you know the Alps—the 750-mile-long stretch of peaks crosses dairy lodestars like France, Italy, and Switzerland, and it pretty much goes without saying that your local cheese shop carries Alpine greats Comté, fontina, and Gruyère. But until recently, turophiles have been sleeping on the range’s vast eastern half—namely, Austria. Known more […]
Regions to Watch: India
Indian cheesemakers are putting their stamp on the cheese world. Read about innovations, accomplishments, and whats to come in this burgeoning industry.
Regions to Watch: New Zealand
Of the top 10 culinary reasons to visit New Zealand, artisan cheese sits below rare native Manuka honey, above eating cultivated kiwifruit, and right on par with sipping wines that don’t make it out of the country at the same rate as Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc does. To understand the cheese landscape of this South Pacific […]
Ribera y Rueda: Food Friendly Wines From Spain
Winemaking in Spain’s most prestigious regions for red and white wines began almost 2,000 years ago. The flag of Castilla y León bears images of castles and lions—symbolism that represents the name of Spain’s largest region and a sense of purpose and prestige that has persisted to this day. It’s a wonder anyone would have […]
For Locally Sourced Pizza, Head To A Farm
Written by Kristine Hansen Photos courtesy of Millsap Farms It’s no secret that autumn is harvest time for vegetables. But in Wisconsin and other states where farming is a way of life, it’s also when some farms host pizza nights where ingredients, including cheese, and even the flour to make the pizza dough is sourced […]
French Alpine Fare Meets a Love for Maine Cheese at Alice and Lulu’s
Photography by Nicole Wolf Chef Lex Godin can pinpoint when they fell in love with Maine cheese. It was 2017, and they were working as the executive chef at 45 North, a ski resort restaurant in western Maine, which served Kennebec Cheesery’s Sugarloaf, an aged, Alpine-style goat’s milk cheese. Due to a delivery hiccup, Lex […]
A Journey Through Italy’s Northern Cheese Country
As the birthplace of pizza and pesto, Italy lays claim to some of the most well-known food in the world. Just like Italian cuisine, which varies widely from region to region—think spaghetti alle vongole in Naples and spaghetti carbonara in Rome—the same can be said for Italian cheese. There are more than 2,500 traditional kinds […]