Fromage of the Day, 12.24.11: Twig Farm Square Cheese

Fromage of the Day, 12.24.11: Twig Farm Square Cheese.  Herbal, earthy, and nicely balanced this firm goat’s milk cheese (and yes it comes in square tommes) is from Vermont.  It’s the midpoint between a sweeter goat gouda like Midnight Moon and a cow’s milk classic like Tomme De Savoie.  It pairs well with your favorite unoaked Chardonnay, an Ommegang Three Philosophers or a Farnum Hill Cider.  If it was a Steely Dan recording, it would be Katy Lied, smooth but deep.  The Joy of Cheese January Events include a survey of Blue Cheeses at Kupersmith January 17.  Details soon.

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I've worked in and around the world of high end cheese for 27 years. I've been everything from a department manager who hired and fired and trained staffs to a weekend warrior who shows up ties on an apron the middle of a rush and talks to customers and cleans up the place. I enjoy it all, and I especially like my current situation conducting informal seminars about cheese at area bars and in class at the 92nd St. Y. The current schedule is always up at thejoyofcheese.blogspot.com. In addition I conduct private events that are perfect to lead off birthday parties for foodies and sommeliers and also they make great entertainment for corporate team building events and associates meetings at law firms. In addition, I've been a freelance journalist for 27 years. Currently my profiles of leading musicians and filmmakers appear in the Wall Street Journal and www.theroot.com. I also wrote about sports for the Root, and for five loooong years, which included the entirety of the Isiah Thomas Knicks era, I wrote about the NBA for the New York Sun. I enjoyed writing about basketball so much that I now do it here at rotations for free.
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