Monthly Archives: June 2011

Fromage of the Day, 06.30.11: Ardrahan

Fromage of the Day, 06.30.11: Ardrahan.  Tangy, musty, intense and sweet, this washed rind, cow’s milk cheese is from Ireland.  It pairs well with an Ommegang Hennepin, and all other beers, wines and ciders on the sweeter side of the … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 06.29.11: Landaff

Fromage of the Day, 06.29.11: Landaff.  Buttery, grassy and direct, this cow’s milk cheese is from New Hampshire.  It pairs well with your favorite Riesling, a Jolly Pumpkin Luciernaga, or a cider on the sweeter side.  If it was a … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cheese Summer ’11 Events with some revisions

June 29 at 7pm at the 92nd St. Y, 92nd and Lexington 8 Cheeses and 3Wines. I’ve chosen eight fantastic cheeses and Keith Beavers of Alphabet City Wines will pair them with superb wines. We’ll present and discuss our choices, … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 06.28.11: Simply Sheep

Fromage of the Day, 06.28.11: Simply Sheep.  Dense, sweet and vegetal, this bloomy rind sheep cheese is from Nettle Meadow Farms in New York.  It pairs well with your favorite Chablis, a Schneider Weisse, or a Scrumpy hard cider.  If … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 06.27.11: Canestrato Madaio

Fromage of the Day, 06.27.11: Cannestrato Madaio.  Buttery, wooly with a hint of white pepper at the finish, this sheep’s milk cheese is from Italy.  It pairs well with your favorite Pinot Noir, an Allagash White, or a really dry … Continue reading

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Summer ’11 at The Joy of Cheese

No grand themes, just some fun times over cheeses and beverages. June 29 at 7pm at the 92nd St. Y, 92nd and Lexington 8 Cheeses and 8 Wines. I’ve chosen eight fantastic cheeses and Keith Beavers of Alphabet City Wines … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 06.26.11: Ticklemore

Fromage of the Day, 06.26.11: Ticklemore.  Lean, herbal, and highlighted by two textures, creamy at the perimeter and crumbly in the core, this goat’s milk cheese is from England.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Viognier, a Belgian Amber Ale, … Continue reading

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No Event Tonight, But Tomorrow’s Class is On!

          Sadly, there will be no Joy of Cheese event at Culturefix tonight, but tomorrow’s class at 92Y will happen as scheduled.  For tickets on the event, please visit, http://www.92y.org/tickets/production.aspx?pid=67465

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Next Week at The Joy of Cheese

June 22 at 7:30 at Culturefix, Fromage Americain Trois.  More American made cheeses that are good enough to be sold in any French fromagerie without caveat or condescension.  $25 For tickets visit  https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/178631 or let me know you’re planning to attend … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 06.15.11: Sola Val Cassotto

Fromage of the Day, 06.15.11: Sola Val Cassotto.  Earthy, citrusey, and lean, this mixed milk cheese is from Italy.  It pairs well with lighter red wines, your favorite Belgian ambler ale, or a Conundrum.  If it was a Keith Jarrett … Continue reading

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