Smithsonian: "Reign of Terroir" essay on Roquefort

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

" . . . Roquefort is the roi des fromages, the king of cheeses, Diderot and d’Alembert, heroes of the French Enlightenment, said in the late 18th century. It sits high up in the culinary pantheon o...

'Ending the War on Artisan Cheese'

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . The debate over the safety of raw milk cheese has fiercely divided American cheesemakers and government regulators, and outraged cheese lovers. Currently, certain cheeses can be legally man...

Whatever Happened to Roquefort Dressing in Restaurants?

Perilagu Khan
by Perilagu Khan 12 years ago

When I was a kiddo back in the 70s virtually every halfway decent restaurant offered roquefort dressing as one of its choices. Now the stuff is so scarce I don't even bother asking if a restaurant ...

French Blue cheeses: Cheese of the Month January 2014

by Ridge 8 years ago

Microorganisms have a big impact on cheese flavor (cheese itself is milk transformed into another state of being by bacteria). This is an interesting discussion on cheese microbiology: http://www....

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