Monthly Archives: July 2012

Fromage of the Day, 07.29.12: Monjes

Fromage of the Day, 07.29.12:  Monjes.  Peppery, earthy, and utterly palate numbing, this cheese is from Spain.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Sauternes, a Gavroche Red, a Maker’s Mark, or an Eden Ice Cider.  If it was a Lou … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.27.12: Gubbeen

Fromage of the Day, 07.27.12: Gubbeen.  Grassy, tangy and slightly aromatic, this washed rind cow’s milk cheese is from Cork, Ireland.  It pairs well with your favorite Muller Thurgau, a Ommegang Art of Darkness, A Foggy Ridge Cider or what … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.26.12: Lazy Lady Sweet Emotions

Fromage of the Day, 07.26.12: Lazy Lady Sweet Emotions.  Creamy, herbal and complex, this bloomy rind cheese is made from a blend of goat and cow’s milk.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Chablis, a Hof Ten Dormaal Blonde, a … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.25.12: Roquefort Meunier

Fromage of the Day, 07.25.12: Roquefort Meunier.  Peppery, salty, sweet and earthy, this sheep’s milk blue is from the caves of Rodolph Le Meunier.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Sauternes, a Jolly Pumpkin Luciernaga, an Original Sin Cider, or … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.24.12: L’Amuse Goat Gouda

Fromage of the Day, 07.24.12: L’Amuse Goat Gouda.  Sweet, crumbly and a touch salty, this aged gouda is made of goat’s milk  in Holland.  It pairs well with your favorite slightly oxidized white wine or an Aged Muscadet, a Dogfish … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 07.23.11: Fricalin

Fromage of the Day, 07.23.11: Fricalin.  Malty, nutty and grassy, this cow’s milk cheese is from Switzerland; it’s the next level after you step up your Gruyere and Comte.  If pairs nicely with your favorite Cotes du Rhone, a Firestone … Continue reading

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Rosters: 92Y Cheese and Beer 06.21.12

Cheese & Beer Pairing 92nd St. Y, 06.21.12 Instructors:  Martin Johnson (The Joy of Cheese, Gastronomie 491) and Dave Herman  (Grand Tsar of Malt) Round 1 Calcagno:  A firm, floral pecorino from Sardinia.. Beer:  Evil Twin Mad Dog Pale Ale (American Pale Ale, … Continue reading

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