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ISO good quality imported Italian Cheese

by itryalot 2 months ago

Since the epidemic, we have hardly had any. I'll be in Oakville/Etobicoke, Ancaster area and then heading up to Vaughan area. We used to buy at Grande Cheese all the time but last time, they hardl...

Relationships Helped Cheesemakers Through Pandemic

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

At the recent American Cheese Society virtual conference, data and observations on how the specialty cheese industry fared during the pandemic were shared. Please remember to support local chees...

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How to make a California classic cheese bouquet

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

By Jessica Lawrenze, courtesy of the California Milk Advisory Board.

Fresh Mozzarella: to freeze or not to freeze

by sylvan 11 years ago

Hello. A kind friend gave me a five pound "ball" of mozzarella cheese. It's vacuum packed in plastic. I'll never use this much within a month. After I open the packaging, can I freeze what I don't ...

Fontina, The New Mozzarella?

by zackly 4 months ago

I've noticed on TV shows, particularly Cooks Illustrated, that they are using shredded fontina where mozzarella used to go, like on top of casseroles etc. when browning. I've never cooked with font...

Alternative Feta for Yotam Ottolenghi's Baked Minty Rice with Feta, Olive and Pomegranate

by MSK 4 months ago

BA’s editor’s blog rates this as her Go-to potluck dish! From his Simple cookbook, I agree that it is easy to prepare, interesting to taste, lovely to look at and not difficult to produce consisten...

I can't do goat cheese. Substitute?

by Susan627 12 years ago

I love any kind of cheese, the stinkier the better. But I just can't wrap my arms around chevre. I have tried all kinds, many times, but to me it just taste hairy. So I would like to know, what ...

Feeling blue: drug dealer’s ‘love of stilton’ leads to his arrest

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

DI Lee Wilkinson said: “Carl Stewart was involved in supplying large amounts of class A and B drugs, but was caught out by his love of stilton cheese, after sharing a picture of a block of it in hi...

Anyone know where I can get burrata cheese in New Jersey?

by TarheelYankee 14 years ago

I'd really like to try this after seeing and hearing about it recently, however, the stores I've asked have never heard of it... the more upscale Wegmans even, I asked their "fromagerie" at two dif...

The United States- Where good cheese goes to die

by Simon Majumdar 20 years ago

having spent most of the last month in the US ( both East and West coasts ) I was amazed at how incredibly difficult it was to find cheese that could be counted as even close to edible either in ma...

Cheese Tasting Flavour Wheel - Free download from the Academy of Cheese

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

"Used with the Academy of Cheese’s Structured Approach to Tasting model (SATC), the flavour wheel introduces the five simple flavours spanning out to numerous other complex flavours to help you to ...

Blue cheese differences? What is your favorite?

by mushroomaffairs 6 months ago

I'm used to eating gorgonzola. I bought roquefort but I don't like it and just saw the label that it's sheep's milk cheese. I thought I was eating goat's milk cheese which I can't stand. Anyway ...

Does anyone know where to buy dry cottage cheese or pot cheese?

by labtech 6 months ago

I love dry curd cottage cheese, also called pot cheese. Does anyone know where it is sold in the Orlando, FL area? Haven't seen it in years.

Cheese Shops in Orange County

by brakkus 6 months ago

Hi all, I'm looking for a good cheese shop with some good French and Alpine cheeses. Stuff like Raclette, Vacherin Fribourgeois, Challerhocker, etc. I know some of the chains carry this but the sel...

Cheese that best pairs with avocado?

by pastry634 13 years ago

For dinner, I'm thinking about a turkey, tomato, and avocado sandwich. I would like to add some cheese as well. What cheese would you recommed to go well with the avocado? Should I add any chees...

Grilled Cheese Collection + Zoom Cook-Off, April 16th, 2021

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

"April is Grilled Cheese Month and we’ve found a great way to celebrate with some of our favorite Bay Area Chefs! Join us on Zoom for a Grilled Cheese Cook-Off featuring San Francisco Chefs and Re...

Artisan cheese collections selected by Straus Home Ranch

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

While many places are opening up again, those planning to stay at home a bit longer might want to check out the California farmstead cheese collections curated by the Straus family. Shipping is inc...

French monks locked down with 2.8 tonnes of cheese pray for buyers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

While I'm fonder of other cheeses from the Burgundy region, I hope the monks can move their excess inventory of Cîteaux. Here's my photo of the rounds of Cîteaux at the Abbey when I visited in ...

"Good" American Cheese-Does it exist?

by Shann 11 years ago

I've slowly come around to eating good cheese; I get the good parm not the shaker kind and eat more of the Vermont artisanal cheese than I used to. But I admit it, I love american cheese for g...