Monthly Archives: October 2011

Fromage of the Day, 10.31.11: Aged Mimolette

Fromage of the Day, 10.31.11:  Aged Mimolette.  Crumbly, sweet and durn near impossible to cut, this cheese has a Halloween perfect hue.  It is like an aged gouda but with less caramel to its flavor.  It pairs nicely with your … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 10.30.11: St. Agur

Fromage of the Day, 10.30.11: St. Agur.  Creamy, peppery, and earthy, this soft blue is from France.  It’s like a Tomme-shaped Forme D’Ambert but even richer.  It pairs nicely with your favorite dessert wine, an Allagash White, or a sweet … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 10.29.11: Stichelton

Fromage of the Day, 10.29.11: Stichelton.  Dense, peppery and very earthy, this is Stilton, the classic English blue, made by its original recipe with raw milk, traditional rennet, and aging specs.  It typically has a broader flavor than Stilton and … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cheese November Events

Tuesday November 8 at 7:30 at The Clerkenwell, 49 Clinton St. The Swiss Cheese Conspiracy It’s time for fondue (I know for some it’s never not time for fondue, but I digress), and that’s a good time to explore the … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 10.28.11: Metronome

Fromage of the Day, 10.28.11: Metronome.  Velvety, dense and vegetal, this dapper pyramid is made from a blend of goat and cow’s milk at Andante Dairy in Petaluma California.  It’s silken density is comparable only to other mixed milk cheeses … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 10.27.11: Cantal

Fromage of the Day, 10.27.11: Cantal.  Crumbly, light and herbal, this cow’s milk cheese is from France.  It has a bite that have some comparing it to cheddar, but a closer comparison would be other English cheeses like Lancashire and … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 10.26.11: Mt. Tam

Fromage of the Day, 10.26.11:  Mt. Tam.  Ultra-rich, dense, and vegetal, this cow’s milk cheese is made in California.  After you’ve made the progression of triple creams from St. Andre and L’Explorateur to Pierre Robert and Brillat Savarin, this is … Continue reading

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