Fromage of the Day, 01.06.14: Stichelton

sticheltonFromage of the Day, 01.06.14: Stichelton.  Fudgy, peppery and very very earthy, this cheese is made according to the original recipe of Stilton with raw milk and traditional rennet in Nottinghamshire England.  It takes its name from the medieval name for the village of Stilton.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Chenin Blanc, a Stillwater Existent, a Samuel Smith’s cider, or a Four Roses Bourbon.  If it was a Hank Mobley album, it would be “No Room for Squares,”  gritty and addictive.  The Joy of Cheese January Events begin January 9 at 92nd St. Y with a Cider and Cheese pairing.  For details visit


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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