Monthly Archives: April 2011

Fromage of the Day will return Monday May 2

It just needed a break.

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Fromage of the Day, 04.22.11: Despearado

Fromage of the Day, 04.22.11: Despearado.  Sprawling, aggressive, and sweet, this washed rind cow’s milk cheese is made at Cato’s Corner Farm in Connecticut. It takes the name as the wash includes a pear eau de vie.   It pairs … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 04.21.11: Lamb Chopper

Fromage of the Day, 04.21.11: Lamb Chopper.  Sweet, balanced, and easygoing, this sheep’s milk cheese is from Cypress Grove Chevre in northern California.  It pairs well with your favorite hoppy, west coast IPA, a bone dry white wine, or a … Continue reading

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Funkee!! The Joy of Cheese May Events

Funkee!! The Joy of Cheese May Events Note the two e’s and more importantly the two exclamation marks. May is not a month for shy, subtle and gentle cheese.  It’s the month when the sun becomes a regular part of … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 04.20.11: Monje

Fromage of the Day, 04.20.11: Monje.  Aggressive, mouth numbing, and intense, this blue cheese is made from cow’s milk in Spain.  It pairs well with absolutely sweetest beverages your palate can handle; it will overwhelm anything else.  If it was … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 04.19.11: Salvatore Ricotta

Fromage of the Day, 04.19.11: Salvatore Ricotta.  Dense, denser, and densest and seductively sweet, this luscious cow’s milk cheese is made in Brooklyn.  Perched on a sweet bread, it pairs nicely with your favorite dry Rose, a Duvel, or a … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 04.18.11: Bra Duro

Fromage of the Day, 04.18.11: Bra Duro.  Earthy, sweet and lean, this cow’s milk cheese is from Italy.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Nebbiolo (hey sometimes, just sometimes what grows together goes together), a Pinot Grigio, or a Belgian … Continue reading

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