Fromage of the Day, 02.25.12: Cannestrato

Fromage of the Day, 02.25.12:  Cannestrato.  Buttery, peppery, and sweet, this sheep’s milk cheese is from Italy.  It’s one of my favorite table pecorinos.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Nebbiolo, a Hof Ten Dormaal Dark, a dry-ish cider, or High West Rye.  If it was a Hank Mobley recording, it would be Soul Station, for reasons contained in the title.  The next Joy of Cheese/12% Beer Pairing is at the 92nd St. Y on April 19th, you can purchase tickets via this link,

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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2 Responses to Fromage of the Day, 02.25.12: Cannestrato

  1. Wow just discovered your blog and I love it! Everything cheese sounds good to me, haha. Stop by and say hi:)

  2. jmartin437 says:

    Thanks much! Will do.

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