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Soda and Cheese Pairings: crossing the fizzy frontier | Culture: the word on cheese

Here’s a new one… Will and Lassa at Culture go in search of cheese pairings with (mostly) common soda’s. I mean, we’ve all had soda with cheese – but this is an approach ala wines, beers and spirits:

The full story via Soda and Cheese Pairings: crossing the fizzy frontier | Culture: the word on cheese.

Squirt

I really wanted to find Ting, a very refreshing Jamaican grapefruit soda that’s a bit pulpy, but couldn’t locate any. I found the more available and less Orangina-esque Squirt. For this relatively light and tart soda we started again with chevre:

Tangy Redwood Hill Chèvre actually concealed the sourness of the soda, which was part of the point, right?

Humboldt Fog was a good match this time: the cheese’s salt stood out and the combo really worked.

A triple cream stripped the fruit from the soda, making it cloying.

Bellwether’s Carmody was a decent match, too, but not as tight as Humboldt Fog.

 

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