Fromage of the Day, 07.28.11: Kunik

Fromage of the Day, 07.28.11: Kunik.  Dense, luxurious, and herbal, this bloomy rind goat’s milk cheese is made in upstate New York.  It pairs well with anything sparkling.  If it was a Sam Cooke classic, it would be “Everybody Loves to Cha Cha Cha,” obvious but infectious anyway.  The Joy of Cheese Summer Events resume August 2nd at d.b.a. Brooklyn.  Details are here.


About jmartin437

I've worked in and around the world of high end cheese for 27 years. I've been everything from a department manager who hired and fired and trained staffs to a weekend warrior who shows up ties on an apron the middle of a rush and talks to customers and cleans up the place. I enjoy it all, and I especially like my current situation conducting informal seminars about cheese at area bars and in class at the 92nd St. Y. The current schedule is always up at In addition I conduct private events that are perfect to lead off birthday parties for foodies and sommeliers and also they make great entertainment for corporate team building events and associates meetings at law firms. In addition, I've been a freelance journalist for 27 years. Currently my profiles of leading musicians and filmmakers appear in the Wall Street Journal and I also wrote about sports for the Root, and for five loooong years, which included the entirety of the Isiah Thomas Knicks era, I wrote about the NBA for the New York Sun. I enjoyed writing about basketball so much that I now do it here at rotations for free.
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One Response to Fromage of the Day, 07.28.11: Kunik

  1. I find this cheese surprises a lot of people–maybe they forget that I’ve told them that it’s cut with cow’s cream– but they always remark at the lack of ‘goatiness’ in it’s paste and can’t believe the richness. This and the honey lavender fromage blanc are probably my favorite from Nettle Meadow.

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