Monthly Archives: September 2010

Fromage of the Day, 09.22.10: Nisa

Fromage of the Day, 09.22.10: Nisa.  Firm, fruity and lean, this goat’s milk cheese is from Portugal.  It pairs well with the new wave of Spanish white wines, a dry rose, and of course your favorite saison.  If it was … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 09.21.10: Clara

Fromage of the Day, 09.21.10: Clara.  Herbaceous, lean, and flaky, this spiffy little wheel of goat’s milk cheese hails from Spain.  It pairs nicely with a Vignoles or a Sauvignon Blanc, a Bklyn Sorachi Ace or a Pretty Things Jack … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cheese Goes Local

September 28 at 7:30 at d.b.a Brooklyn, 113 N. 7th St. (between Berry & Wythe) Pretty Things v. Funky Cheese. Okay not all of these cheeses here will be of sheep’s milk nor will they be necessarily Spanish or Portuguese, … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cheese and The Cheeses of Spain and Portugal

September 21 at 7:30 at The Clerkenwell, 49 Clinton St. (between Stanton and Rivington): Spain v. Portugal Two great cheese making nations, nine amazing cheeses. At this event we will offer four cheeses from each country in side by side … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cheese during NYC Craft Beer Week

September 28 at 7:30 at d.b.a Brooklyn, 113 N. 7th St. (between Berry & Wythe) Pretty Things v. Funky Cheese. Okay not all of these cheeses here will be of sheep’s milk nor will they be necessarily Spanish or Portuguese, … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 09.20.10: Balarina

Fromage of the Day, 09.20.10: Balarina.  Crumbly, SWEET, and tangy, this aged goat’s milk gouda is from Holland.  It pairs well with really hoppy IPA’s, bone dry white wines, and maybe a really peaty single malt.  If it was a … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 09.19.10: Hoch Ybrig

Fromage of the Day, 09.19.10:  Hoch Ybrig.  Nutty, smooth and direct, this alpine classic is frrom Switzerland.  It pairs well with dark, smoky red wines, mineral-ey white wines, porters, and stouts.  If it was a singer, it’s Nick Cave of  … Continue reading

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