What is fondue? Chances are, you’ve heard of fondue before. Most people immediately think of cheese or chocolate fondue; and although fondue has strong Swiss and French origins, the term fondue may refer to any type of meal where a group of people sit around a communal pot and dip food in some kind of […]
Also known as Mountain Gorgonzola (di monte) or Gorgonzola naturale, Gorgonzola Piccante is an Italian cow’s milk, washed rind, blue cheese from the Lombardy region of Italy. Gorgonzola cheese really only refers to cheese produced in the city of Gorgonzola, Italy. There are actually a few varieties, but the most popular are Gorgonzola Dolce and […]
I have been meaning to try Murray’s Cheese’s new cheese bar since it opened in the summer of 2012; but, for whatever reason never got out there—until now! About Murray’s Cheese Murray’s Cheese is kind of a big deal in New York—in fact, it’s a 70 year tradition. It’s Greenwich Village flagship location is amazing, […]
Kozlar is a semi-hard goat’s milk cheese. The milk comes from local goats and goats from the straights of Kotar in Croatia. Talking about the taste, I’m going to start our with: The taste and smell are both mild. That being said, the “goatiness” is not overpowering, as it were. Only very little goat taste […]
This Paški Sir, which I obtained from Gligora Dairy (Kolan, Island of Pag, Croatia), is probably the most famous cheese to come out of Croatia. Because this particular cheese originates from the Island of Pag, it is not surprising to find out that its name literally translates to mean, “Cheese from the Island of Pag.” […]
Jarlsberg is semi-soft in texture— with a mellow, nutty taste that is mild but distinctive. Learn more about its history, style of cheesemaking and recipes.