Camembert: cheese in a box

Camembert is a bloomy-rind cow’s milk cheese, which comes from the Normandy region of France. Most people are familiar with this cheese, but oftentimes confuse it with Brie–which is wildly more popular. If you are one of these people that has a hard time telling the difference between Camembert and Brie, read this article on […]

Brie vs Camembert

If you are like most people I know, you probably have a hard time distinguishing between Brie and Camembert. And why shouldn’t you? They do look and taste about the same. Of course, the easiest way to tell the difference between the two would be to look at the packaging, but hopefully by the end […]

MT TAM from Cowgirl Creamery

Back in November, when I was in San Francisco, I dropped by Cowgirl Creamery and tried their Wagon Wheel cheese. What I didn’t know at the time is that Cowgirl Creamery’s most popular cheese is actually MT TAM. So, it came as a surprise when I found several wheels of MT TAM at Whole Foods […]

Truffle Tremor from Cypress Grove

I am excited to talk about the next cheese, it actually comes recommended to me by one of my fans (see below). Truffle Tremor comes to us from Cypress Grove Chevre, Arcata, CA. It is a ripened pasteurized goat’s milk cheese. It looks pretty typical from the outside, but as you might infer from the […]

Brie: What you need to know

What is Brie? It is a French, soft, white, bloomy-rind cheese made from cow’s milk. The combination of the mushroomy rind and the soft cheese middle is really amazing. It goes very well with all kinds of breads but is traditionally eaten with baguette. You can in a pinch eat it with crackers, but it […]

Overseas cheese: Innes Log

Yes, yes; I’m back from jolly old England. As much as I wanted to go to a million cheese shops, I only had time, and—to be perfectly honest—money, to only really visit and try some cheese at Neal’s Yard Dairy. The cheesemonger at Neal’s recommended that I tried some Innes cheese. The log, at the […]

Robiola Oro

Robiola Oro is an Italian, pasteurized cow’s milk cheese. It is very creamy and intensely rich. If you have been following this blog, you will notice that this is not the first robiola that I have tried; a while ago, I tasted Robiola Bosina, which is a mixed-milk robiola with cow’s milk and sheep’s milk. […]