Monthly Archives: December 2012

Fromage of the Day, 12.30.12: Kunik

Fromage of the Day, 12.30.12: Kunik.  Super duper creamy, herbal and smooth, this goats milk cheese with a bit of Jersey cow cream ladled in, is from the southern Adirondacks.  It’s perfect for NYE bubbly.  It pairs with your favorite … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 12.29.12: Cru de Savoie

Fromage of the Day, 12.29.12:  Cru de Savoie.  Smooth, buttery and with a hint of grass, this cow’s milk cheese is from France; it’s the Bill Wyman to the Mick and Keith of the more famous cheeses from that region.  … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 12.27.12: Tome D’Aquitaine

Fromage of the Day, 12.27.12: Tome D’Aquitaine.  Smooth, sweet and herbal, this firm goat’s milk cheese is washed in Sauternes in Graves, and it is aged by Jean D’Alos.  It is to Drunken Goat what a Macon Villages is to … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 12.26.12: Brillat Savarin

Fromage of the Day, 12.26.12: Brillat Savarin.  So sinfully rich it could rehabilitate the word for the Occupy crowd, delicate and herbal, this triple creme is from France.  It pairs well with your favorite bubbly, a Hof Ten Dormaal Winter … Continue reading

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Rosters: Cheese and Whiskey, December 6, 2012 92Y Uptown

A Cheese & Whiskey Pairing 92Y Uptown, December 6, 2012 Instructors: Martin Johnson (The Joy of Cheese, Gastronomie 491) Dave Herman (Grand Tsar of Malt) Round  1 Mastorazio: A nutty, sweet, buttery sheep’s milk cheese from Italy. Whiskey: Redbreast 12-year-old Irish Whiskey … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day 12.02.12: Capra Verde

Fromage of the Day 12.02.12:  Capra Verde.  Pungent, aggressive and very very peppery, this blue cheese is from Italy.  It pairs with a Hermann Wiemer Late Harvest Riesling, a Ommegang Hennepin, your favorite unabashedly sweet cider, or an Elmer T. … Continue reading

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