International Cheese Awards

BBC Food – Parmesan cheese: Meet Italy’s pioneering cheese master

What makes a great cheese? As the World Cheese Awards get under way, the woman responsible for some of the best-tasting parmesan in Italy opens the doors of the dairy where she works. “I grew up with milk in my veins,” says Catia Zambrelli, the only woman cheese master in Italy’s cheese industry in the […]

This Canadian cheese named best in the world

This Canadian cheese named best in the world

Sue Riedl writes… Move over Stilton, Ontario now makes the king of cheese. Well, the “Supreme Global Champion” of cheese to be exact. Hailing from Lancaster, Ont., and made at Glengarry Cheesemaking, aged Lankaaster (just under two years old at the competition) took top prize at the annual Global Cheese Awards this fall. It was […]

And the Slow Cheese Awards Go To… | Slow Food International

And the Slow Cheese Awards Go To… | Slow Food International

via And the Slow Cheese Awards Go To… | Slow Food International – Good, Clean and Fair food.. Release: Italy – 20 Sep 13   And the Slow Cheese Awards Go To… For the second time in a row, Cheese has been inaugurated with the Slow Cheese awards, which recognize the tremendous efforts of individuals to […]

CheeseCon 2013- American Cheese Society ♥s Madison

CheeseCon 2013- American Cheese Society ♥s Madison

My cheese friend and blogger/author of It’s not You it’s Brie, Kirstin Jackson sums up an amazing week of cheese-eating (and no surrender monkeys!) at the ACS. I hope you kept the hat, Kirstin! “After six days of hanging out with some of my favorite cheese makers and people in the biz, dining around Madison, […]

2013 Winners | American Cheese Society

2013 Winners | American Cheese Society

Was a total BLAST!! to attend my first annual ACS conference last week in Madison. Here’s the official announcement of the competition winners- click the link below to see every category. 2013 ACS JUDGING & COMPETITION RESULTS Madison, Wisconsin August 2, 2013 The American Cheese Society (ACS) is a not-for-profit trade organization founded in 1983 […]

Cheese contests descend on Wisconsin

Cheese contests descend on Wisconsin

Hey industry cheese-types! Going to ACS? Let me know – I’ll be there!   In the span of a year, it’s no contest to say where the best cheeses in the U.S. will be. They’ll be in Wisconsin, if only for a few days. The American Cheese Society’s contest this week is one of three […]

At the Cheesemonger Invitational, in Long Island City : The New Yorker

Nice review of the recent Invitational. A challenging day for mongers!   “At 9:30 on a recent Saturday morning, in a Long Island City warehouse that smelled a bit funky, fifty-two people sat at two long tables, hunched over exams. At each seat was a sign with the test taker’s name and place of business, […]

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