“Is it cave-aged? Does it stand alone? Is its rind massaged with white wine? Not today. Won’t you try our cheese quiz?” via Jonathan Gold quiz: The cheese challenge – latimes.com.
Are you going? A lot of commodity cheese will be there but a number of artisan and farmstead creators will be entered as well. Details here. “Lambeau Field and cheese are like peanut butter and jelly, beer and peanuts and … um … cheese and crackers. A natural match. The U.S. Championship Cheese Contest returns […]
On the heals of a Brit winning a French contest this week- wonder if Mr. Feroze will compete here? Perhaps the three years experience will be an issue? Are you a cheesemonger who will make the trip? Let me know! Details and registration here. Rules here. TOURS – During ’The International Cheese Tours’ in the […]
NOTE: This was a contest for cheeseMONGER – not maker as this article mentions. “”One who does not eat cheese must be in a state of constant turbulence,” an old French proverb goes. But it is a British civil servant who has left French cheesemakers in a turbulent state, after being crowned king of the […]
Staring intently at a 20-something-year-old customer at Cowgirl Creamery in Penn Quarter, head cheesemonger Adam Smith winds up for a dance he’s done many times before. “Ma’am, what can I do for you today?” The woman says she’s planning a picnic. “Great. What kind of cheeses do you usually like?” As she offers a few […]
The British cheese Board has unveiled a shortlist of five “cheesy” tunes in its search for the nation’s Cheddar anthem, including an accordion-playing Morris dancer, a pub sing-along and a techno version of ‘God Save our Cheese’. The public has a month in which to decide which should be crowned the UK’s official cheese anthem […]
I remember when this idea was originally hatched… I began dreaming up a lyric to the tune, Jerusalem… The rousing opening notes of the English anthem, “Jerusalem,” rose from the depths of a church organ. Then the tune veered into a jaunty hip-hop track, overlaid with less-than-rousing lyrics. “You can use your mozzarella for […]
Find out which cocktails pair best with cheese at St. James Cheese Company’s “Cocktails and Curds” competition on Monday, May 7. Six local bartenders square off at La Thai restaurant, each with an original drink designed to make great cheese taste even better. via Contest pairs cocktails and cheese | NOLA.com.