Category Archives: Fromage of the Day FoD

Fromage of the Day, 01.09.14: Rogue River Blue

Fromage of the Day, 01.09.14: Rogue River Blue.  Earthy, fruity and peppery, this leaf wrapped, award-winning, cow’s milk blue cheese is from Oregon.  More than a few cheese aficionados believe that this is the finest American made cheese.  It pairs … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 01.07.14: Fourme Aux Moelleux

Fromage of the Day, 01.07.14:  Fourme Aux Moelleux.  Buttery, earthy and sweet, this French cow’s milk cheese is an iteration of the classic Fourme D’Ambert that has been soaked in Vouvray; oh, that Rodolph Le Meunier! What will he think … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 01.06.14: Stichelton

Fromage of the Day, 01.06.14: Stichelton.  Fudgy, peppery and very very earthy, this cheese is made according to the original recipe of Stilton with raw milk and traditional rennet in Nottinghamshire England.  It takes its name from the medieval name … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 01.04.14: Colston Bassett Stilton

Fromage of the Day, 01.04.14: Colston Bassett Stilton.  Earthy, peppery and oh so buttery, this classic blue is made from cow’s milk in Nottinghamshire England.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Tawny Port, an Elmer T. Lee bourbon, a Stone … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day 01.03.14: Cabot Clothbound Cheddar

Fromage of the Day 01.03.14: Cabot Clothbound Cheddar.  Sharp, crumbly and nutty, this traditional yet contemporary cheddar is made from cow’s milk in Vermont.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Asturian cider, a Mahr’s Christmas Bock, just about every Chianti … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 01.02.14: Winnimere

Fromage of the Day, 01.02.14: Winnimere.  Goopy, gamey and here for a limited time, this amazing cow’s milk cheese won Best in Show at the 2013 American Cheese Society convention.  It is coming on the market now; don’t delay.  It … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 01.01.14: Vacherin Mont D’Or

Fromage of the Day, 01.01.14: Vacherin Mont D’Or.  Goopy, mushroomey and well, ecstasy inducing, this cheese is a seasonal wonder made at the end of the harvest in France and Switzerland.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Islay Single Malt … Continue reading

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Another Shameless Plug: The Gastronomie 491 Cheese and Charcuterie Baskets

As you may know, I have a demanding nine to five as Cheese, Charcuterie and Beer Manager for an upscale retail market and cafe on the Upper West Side called Gastronomie 491.  I won’t be spending much time here in … Continue reading

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More Rosters: Evil Twin v. The Joy of Cheese at Breukelen Bier Merchants October 22nd

Evil Twin vs. The Joy of Cheese October 22, Breukelen Bier Merchants   Evil Twin Low Life (5.5% German Style Pilsner) Berkswell: An English sheep cheese that bridges the Italian and French traditions.   Femme Fatale Brett (6% 100% Brett-Fermented … Continue reading

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Tuesday at Gastronomie 491

October 29th at 7 at Gastronomie 491, 491 Columbus Avenue between 83rd and 84th: The 12% Solution During the last few years, 12% Imports has become known as the distributor of the very highest end beers available in New York.  … Continue reading

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