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 […]

Wagon Wheel from Cowgirl Creamery

This past veteran’s day weekend, I finally got around to executing a long delayed trip to San Francisco to visit my college friend—who is studying at UC Berkeley. Not only did I get to do some sightseeing, but I also got to discover some new cheese on the west coast. My friend suggested I check […]

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 […]


Cappelletta is a tre latte (three milk) mixed-milk cheese. You got it: buy one get two free! Believe it or not, it’s an unpressed robiola from the famous Piedmont region of Italy. The Piedmont region, which includes a total of eight provinces (Torino, Cuneo, Asti, Alessandria, Vercelli, Biella, Novara, and Verbanio-Cusio-Ossola), is home to many […]

Mascarpone madness

Mascarpone is an Italian fresh cheese made from cow’s milk. It is straw yellow color with a soft texture and mild taste. This cheese is actually referred to as a quark, or curd cheese; this means that a culture is introduced to the milk(in this case, cream), heated, and then strained. This process is very […]