Monthly Archives: April 2013

Fromage of the Day, 04.20.13: Battenkill Brebis

Fromage of the Day, 04.20.13:  Battenkill Brebis.  Herbal, balanced and sweet, this sheep’s milk cheese is made in Shushan NY.  It pairs with your favorite Pinot Noir, a Westbrook White Thai, a Crispin Brut Cider, or the vodka of your … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 04.18.13: Cantal

Fromage of the Day, 04.18.13: Cantal.  Crumbly, bright, and sharp, this cow’s milk cheese is from the Auvergne.  It pairs well with your favorite Schiava, an Allagash White, a Crispin Cider or an Auchentoshen Scotch.  If it was a Tracey … 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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Fromage of the Day, 04.11.13: Bleu Mont

Fromage of the Day, 04.11.13: Bleu Mont.  Caramelly, smoky, and yes, sharp, this fantastic cheddar is made in Wisconsin.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Oregonian Pinot Noir, an Evil Twin Yin, a Naked Flock Cider or a Sheep Dip … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 04.10.13: Avonlea

of the Day, 04.10.13: Avonlea.  Earthy, crumbly and sharp, this clothbound cheddar is from Canada.  It pairs with your favorite Chianti Classico, a Stillwater Existent, a Crispin Cider, or an Elmer T. Lee.  If it was a PJ recording, it … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 04.09.13: Taleggio

Fromage of the Day, 04.09.13: Taleggio. Buttery and grassy, this cow’s milk cheese is made in Italy.  It pairs well with your favorite Verdicchio, an Ommegang BPA or a Conaston cider.  If it was a Nina Simone tune, it would … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 04.08.13: Oma

Fromage of the Day, 04.08.13: Oma.  Buttery, earthy and grassy, this cow’s milk cheese is from Vermont.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Nero D’Avola, an Allagash Tripel, a Naked Flock Cider, or a Auchentoshen Scotch.  If it was a … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 04.06.13: Fricalin

Fromage of the Day, 04.06.13: Fricalin. Nutty, buttery and malty, this wondrous cow’s milk is from Switzerland.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Corbieres, a Schlenkerla Doppelbock, or a Laphroaig 15.  If it was a Miles Davis recording, it would … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 04.02.13: Meadow Melody

Fromage of the Day, 04.02.13: Meadow Melody.  Smooth, buttery and just a little sheepy, this cheese is made from a blend of ewe’s and cow’s milk in Wisconsin.  It pairs well with your favorite Gavi, a Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout, … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 04.01.13: Saga Blue

Fromage of the Day, 04.01.13: Saga Blue (yes, it’s April Fool’s Day).  Creamy, slightly peppery and earthy, this cow’s milk cheese is made in factories in Denmark.  It pairs well with your favorite variety of Yellowtail, a Bud Light, and … Continue reading

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