Tenaya, aka “Madame Fromage”, aka the Cheese Courtesan, writes the great cheese blog Madame Fromage. This past week she was in Maine and tried the combo of Ginepro with honey with… Gin & Tonics! Now- I don’t like Gin, nor G&T’s… but Ginepro I can get behind, so Tenaya, I’ll meet you half way. Head over to her blog to check on the results.
When I was a kid, my parents used to drink gin and tonics on hot nights in the Midwest, so it’s no surprise that I’ve become a gin drinker. I love the smell of pines, the taste of botanicals — it’s like winter and summer in one. When I got into cheese, I held the misguided belief that all cheese paired best with red wine, and it took me a long time to figure out that, lo, many cheeses actually pair beautifully with gin.
Take gin and Pecorino Ginepro. The combo is a no-brainer.