Monthly Archives: February 2011

20% Off on the 03.01 Tasting

If you plan to come and don’t buy a ticket online, you can pay cash at the door but please e-me at thejoyofcheese@gmail.com so I prepare enough cheese!! Okay, that doesn’t compete with the likes of Groupon or Living Social, … Continue reading

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The Official Joy of Cheese Intro

I’ve needed to do this for a while. The Joy of Cheese is a fantastic and fun way to taste and learn about the amazing world of hand crafted cheeses that are available to New Yorkers. These cheeses aren’t merely … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 02.27.11: Cinerino

Fromage of the Day, 02.27.11: Cinerino.  Gently smoky, sweet and herbaceous, this Italian sheep’s milk cheese is rubbed with ash.  It pairs well with your favorite Barolo, a Hof Ten Dor Maal, or any good dry cider.  If it was … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 02.26.11: Caprotto Madaio

Fromage of the Day, 02.26.11: Caprotto Madaio.  Tangy, lean, and citrusey, this firm goat’s milk cheese is from Italy.  It pairs well with your favorite Sauvignon Blanc, a Brooklyn Local One, or Ommegang Rare Vos.  If it was a Steve … Continue reading

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This Week at The Joy of Cheese

March 1st at 7:30 at d.b.a Brooklyn, 113 N. 7th St: The Hard Italians The Italians have a way with formaggio.  Their cheeses almost always feature distinctive flavors and melodic finishes.  The firm ones are often highlighted by a clear … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 02.25.11: Rolf Beeler Gruyere

Fromage of the Day, 02.25.11: Rolf Beeler Gruyere. Dense, nutty, grassy, and overpowering in a very good way, this cow’s milk cheese from Switzerland is what brings a lot of people into the hand crafted cheese fold.  It pairs well … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 02.24.11: Von Trapp Oma

Fromage of the Day, 02.24.11: Von Trapp Oma.  Elegant, buttery, and just a tad funky, this superbly soft cow’s milk cheese is from Mad River Valley in Vermont.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Sauvignon Blanc, a Brooklyn Local Two, … Continue reading

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