Monthly Archives: September 2011

Fromage of the Day, 09.30.11: Harbourne Blue

Fromage of the Day, 09.30.11:  Harbourne Blue.  Potent, earthy and peppery, this goat’s milk blue is made in England; it terms of sheer strength, it’s in the same league as Valdeon, Monjes, Picon Cabrales.  It pairs well with your favorite … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cheese October Events

Lots to report. Here’s the rundown. October 5, 5-7:30 Cheesy Happy Hour at In Vino, 215 E. 4th St., In Vino is bringing back the concept of the fromagier for a day, or well, for a Happy Hour.Starting October 5th from 5-730 … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cheese October Events

Lots to report.  Here’s the rundown. October 5, 5-7:30 Cheesy Happy Hour at In Vino, 215 E. 4th St.,  In Vino is bringing back the concept of the fromagier for a day, or well, for a Happy Hour. Starting October 5th from 5-730 and … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 09.29.11: Balarina

Fromage of the Day, 09.29.11: Balarina.  Crumbly, Tangy, and sweet, this goat’s milk gouda is from Holland.  It’s what comes after Arina and Midnight Moon and before the L’Amuse Grey Goat Gouda.  It pairs nicely with a L’Audigere Recolte (2001), … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cheese October Events: The Cornerstones

Please join us October 19 at 7 at Premier Cru, 1163 Madison, for a wine and cheese event called The Best Gruyere Ever and Five Other Cornerstone Cheeses. This tasting nwill focus attention on the work of leading European affineurs … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cheese October Events: The New Stuff

What’s new?  Please join us October 18 at The Clerkenwell, 49 Clinton St., as we will answer that question with nine of the most interesting cheeses that are new to the New York City market.  Some will be domestic and … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cheese October Events: Beer and Cheese Rules Again

The complex flavors and salty finishes of great, hand-crafted cheeses are a perfect match for the cane like sweetness that underpin so many of the best Belgian beers.  Multiply those matches times seven and you have a very lucky evening. … Continue reading

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