Monthly Archives: July 2011

Fromage of the Day, 07.11.11: Clingman Tomme

Fromage of the Day, 07.11.11: Clingman Tomme.  Briney, buttery and complex, this sheep’s milk cheese is from Tennessee.  It pairs nicely with your favorite off dry white wine, a De Ranke Saison, or a sweet English cider.  If it was … Continue reading

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This Week at The Joy of Cheese

July 12 at 7:30 at The Clerekenwell, 49 Clinton St. on the Lower East Side Since it’s 48 hours before Bastille Day, let’s do 9 French cheeses in some theme or another. I’ll present the nine best that are available … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.10.11: Pantaleo

Fromage of the Day, 07.10.11: Pantaleo.  Crisp, sweet and lean, this firm goat’s milk cheese is from Sardinia.  It pairs well with your favorite dry–no make that bone dry–white wine, an Anchor Steam Old Foghorn, or a Basque cider.  If … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.09.11: Roquefort Mons

Fromage of the Day, 07.09.11: Roquefort Mons.  Creamy, earthy and oh so sweet, this sheep’s mlik delight from France is arguably the best cheese I’ve ever tasted.  It’s worth a trip to France to experience.  It pairs well with your … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.08.11: Rogue River Caveman Blue

Fromage of the Day, 07.08.11: Rogue River Caveman Blue.  Earthy, peppery and slightly spreadable, this cow’s milk blue is from Oregon.  It pairs well with your favorite sweet Riesling, a Hof ten Dormaal Amber, or a sweet cider.  If it … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.07.11: Hooligan

Fromage of the Day, 07.07.11:  Hooligan.  Musty, very very onioney, and spreadable, this cow’s milk cheese comes from Connecticut.  It pairs well with whatever you’re drinking as long as it leans to the sweeter side of the spectrum.  If it … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.06.11: Adelegger

Fromage of the Day, 07.06.11: Adelegger.  Sweet, nutty, and spicy in that order, this cow’s milk alpine cheese is made in Germany.  It pairs well with your favorite Cotes du Rhone, a Fuller’s ESB (hmm, another Ray Deter tribute there), … Continue reading

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Next Week at The Joy of Cheese

July 12 at 7:30 at The Clerekenwell, 49 Clinton St. on the Lower East Side Since it’s 48 hours before Bastille Day, let’s do 9 French cheeses in some theme or another. I’ll present the nine best that are available … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.05.11: St. Agur

Fromage of the Day, 07.05.11: St. Agur.  Creamy, spicy, and sweet at the finish, this dense, cow’s milk blue is from France.  It pairs well with your favorite off dry white wine, a Rodenbach Classic, and a Doc’s Granny Smith … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.04.11: Vermont Shepherd

Fromage of the Day, 07.04.11:  Vermont Shepherd.  Buttery, sweet, and herbaceous, this sheep cheese from Vermont is still my favorite American cheese.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Pinot Noir, a classic unfiltered lager, or a dry-ish cider.  If it … Continue reading

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