Category Archives: rosters

Fromage of the Day, 03.15.14: Doddington

Fromage of the Day, 03.15.14: Doddington.  Tangy, slighty sweet and sharp, this raw cow’s milk cheese is made in England.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Dolcetto, a Stillwater/Omnipollo Nebuchadnezzar Remix, an Elmer T. Lee, or a Farnum Hill Dry … Continue reading

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Rosters: Only the Strong Survive, Cheese and Beer, 92Y, December 5, 2013

Only the Strong Survive A Potent Cheese and Beer Pairing Instructors: Maggie Fuller (12% Imports) Martin Johnson (The Joy of Cheese, Gastronomie 491) L’Amuse: Aged Gouda from an innovative affineur in Holland Omnipollo - Fatamorgana (8% Imperial IPA brewed with Oats … 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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Rosters: The 12% Solution at Gastronomie 491 October 29, 2013

The 12% Solution Instructors: Maggie Fuller (12% Imports) and Martin Johnson (Gastronomie 491) Cheese: Berkswell, an English sheep’s milk cheese from the appropriately named Ram Hall, this cheese blends the Italian Pecorino tradition with the Basque approach. Beer: Evil Twin … Continue reading

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Rosters: Funkilicious, 92Y 09.12.13

Funkilicious: Offbeat Wines and Cheeses to Match 92Y September 12, 2013 Instructors: Michael Whidden (AI Selections) Martin Johnson (The Joy of Cheese, Gastronomie 491) Wine: Zidarich Vitovska Verde 11 Cheese:  Pecorino Rosso, a Tuscan Sheep Cheese rubbed in tomatoes. Wine: … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 08.18.13: Pico Melero

Fromage of the Day, 08.18.13: Pico Melero.  Spicy, buttery and complex, this sheep’s milk cheese is from LaMancha-Castille Spain but it bears only passing resemblance to Manchego; it is distinguished by a sherry-like finish.  It pairs nicely with your favorite … Continue reading

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Rosters: Cheese and Beer, 92Y Uptown, 04.11.13

Cheese and Beer 101 Instructors: Martin Johnson (The Joy of Cheese/Gastronomie 491) and Maggie Fuller (12% Imports)   Cheese:  Ewephoria:  a sheep’s milk aged gouda from Holland. Beer:  Leipziger Gose (Germany, Gose, 4.6% ABV)   Cheese:  Pantaleo: a big floral … Continue reading

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Rosters: Better Red Than Dead, 92Y Uptown 03.21.13

Better Red Than Dead A Survey of Red Wine and Cheese Pairings Instructors: Martin Johnson (The Joy of Cheese, Gastronomie 491) and Michael Whidden (A.I. Selections) Cheese: Adelegger, a crisp, nutty Bavarian alpine cow’s milk cheese. Vaona Valpolicella Classico 11 … Continue reading

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Rosters: Cheese and Whiskey 92Y Uptown 03.07.13

Instructors, Martin Johnson and Dave Herman Round  1 Keen’s Cheddar: One of THE classic English cheddars. Whiskey: Death’s Door White Whiskey – Wisconsin (40% abv) This style allows you to taste all the grains before the barrel has its say. Round  2 … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s New York Times

There was a fine piece on cheese signage in the Wednesday NY Times.  I was featured prominently.   Very prominently.  The article is here, http://bit.ly/VSYuhe

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