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Cheese Pairings

How to Give a Cheese Plate as a Gift

‘Tis the season for holiday parties, which means you’re most likely going to be treated to several festive cheese platters over the coming weeks. But as the Good Book says, “It is more blessed to give...
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A Tasty Talk with Zingerman's Ari Weinzweig, June 3, San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

From San Francisco's The Cheese School: "Thirty years ago Zingerman's Deli started as a neighborhood deli, today it's a family of nine businesses with over 500 employees. Join us for a talk wit...

What was this garnish I had with my cheese?

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by deegc 7 months ago

I was at an Italian restaurant a while ago and had a cheese plate that came with three sweet garnishes: honey, a jam, and then something that was a bit dry and crystallized but sweet. You can see i...

Cheese to pair with mildly spicy salami?

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by potatoplant 1 year ago

I have a Creminelli piccante salami - it's a mildly spicy salami with chili pepper and paprika. Am going to small party and thought I'd bring a small meat and cheeese plate, but don't know the firs...

Food Sayings: Besplatniy sir biyvaet tol'ko v mishelovke

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

. . . is a great Russian proverb that means: "Free cheese can be found only in a mousetrap." What to serve with that . . .

What to do with goat "Parmesan?"

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by bzookaj 2 years ago

I bought a wedge of goat cheese from a dairy. The person said it's similar to Parmesan. Should I just treat it the same in dishes? How about wine pairings?

I present my cheese maker!

TJFRANCE
by TJFRANCE 2 years ago

Are you interested for me to present you from time to time a cheese sheet of my cheese maker? It would be a small translation of his presentation with a photo as in this example: cheese name : ...

Flavor Question

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by VinoPair 3 years ago

I've got a food bite with pear, blue cheese, honey, and walnuts. What's another ingredient I could use to take this classic pairing - Over The TOP!!! Need your expert opinions please. Thanks!!...

Favourite fruit and cheese pairing.

Paprikaboy
by Paprikaboy 6 years ago

I was having a lovely hunk of Keens cheddar with an cox's orange pippin apple and musing on how sometimes the simplest things are the best and maybe this is the perfect cheese and fruit match. Or ...

How to throw the ultimate wine-and-cheese party using the miracle of data

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"...Fortunately, a talented team of computer scientists and molecular geneticists have done all the research for you and packaged it up into a nifty interactive graphic that lets you search for a c...

Hey, Cheese Ball

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by eatingjoy 3 years ago

Every holiday I try to come up with a unique theme for a cheese ball; especially the annual holiday party with the gals. Pinterest led to some fun-silly and over the top ideas (the spa cheese bal...

Great Cheese Book: "Di Bruno Brothers House of Cheese, A Guide to Wedges, Recipes and Pairings"

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by alkapal 4 years ago

This book is one of the best I've ever seen on cheese, with one great exception to this praise. The descriptions of the cheeses are imaginative in their groupings by characterizations of the che...

Cornichons - pair best with ?

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by JBinOC 4 years ago

For, say, a cheese plate or cocktail bite... which cheese do you recommend will pair very well with cornichons (gherkins)? I've heard a lot of different opinions (gruyere? provolone? the gamu...

Parmigiano Reggiano v. Pecorino Romano

sandrina
by sandrina 12 years ago

Parmigiano Reggiano seems to be the cheese of choice for grating over pasta, salads, etc. I much prefer the tanginess of Pecorino Romano instead, especially over pasta. Parmigiano has kind of a n...

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