Monthly Archives: September 2013

Fromage of the Day, 09.19.12: DiStefano Burratini

Fromage of the Day, 09.19.12:  DiStefano Burratini.  Super creamy, just a little tangy and buttery sweet, this miniature burrata is made in California.  It pairs well with the biggest crustiest piece of bread available or a nifty bed of sliced … Continue reading

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Gastronomie 491 Cheese Plate of the Moment. 09.13.13

What we’re feeling right now.  Garrotxa, a smooth earthy and nicely balanced goat’s milk cheese from Spain, Ticklemore, a bright, citrusey goat’s milk cheese from England and Brie Jouvence Fermier, a brie made from thermalized milk thus resulting in more root … Continue reading

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Rosters: Funkilicious, 92Y 09.12.13

Funkilicious: Offbeat Wines and Cheeses to Match 92Y September 12, 2013 Instructors: Michael Whidden (AI Selections) Martin Johnson (The Joy of Cheese, Gastronomie 491) Wine: Zidarich Vitovska Verde 11 Cheese:  Pecorino Rosso, a Tuscan Sheep Cheese rubbed in tomatoes. Wine: … Continue reading

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Gastronomie 491 Cheese Plate of the Moment 09.10.13

What we’re feeling these days: Pantaleo (a tangy, floral Sardinian goat’s milk cheese) Roquefort Le Meunier (sweet, earthy and peppery in perfection dimension), Oma (earthy, buttery Vermonter), augmented by candied pecans, fig jam, and grapes. Ideal when accompanied by your … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 09.09.13: Hoch Ybrig

Fromage of the Day, 09.09.13: Hoch Ybrig.  Nutty, grassy and malty, this new Swiss classic is made of cow’s milk.  It pairs wonderfully with your favorite Nebbiolo (I was thinking about Nebbiolo earlier today, which is the genesis of this … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 09.07.13: Caciobufala

Fromage of the Day, 09.07.13: Caciobufala.  Buttery, sweet, and gamey, this water bufalo milk cheese is from Italy and aged by Casa Madaio.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Gavi di Gavi, an Evil Twin Low Life Pilsner, a Macallan … Continue reading

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