A summer soiree for cheese lovers

July 12, 2021

A Summer Soiree for Cheese Lovers

Here are our top tips and menu inspiration for a no-stress gathering you’ll get to enjoy too.

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June 8, 2021

The Cheeses of the Rhone Valley

The Cheeses of the Rhone Valley With winemaking in the region dating back to the Roman Era, France’s Rhône Valley is primarily known as red wine country. Stretching from Switzerland to the Mediterranean coastline, today over 100 million gallons of wine are produced in the region annually, including the bistro classic Côtes-du-Rhône to powerful and …

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May 14, 2021

Get Funky! The New Fab 4:  Funky Cheeses You Need to Try!

As a lover of imported cheeses you probably already know that a distinct and pungent odor is both nothing to be afraid of and often the mark of an exceptionally hand-crafted cheese! But did you ever wonder just where that aroma comes from?  A cheese’s smell directly correlates to the mold or bacteria used to …

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May 7, 2021

Top 5 Unexpected Goat Cheese Pairings

You probably already know and love creamy, lightly tangy, imported Goat Cheese crumbled on your salads, spread on panini or crackers, and certainly tucked into gorgeous cheeseboards. But let’s take our love for goat cheese even further and explore some unique and delicious pairings to try that may surprise you! Unexpected Wines The herbal grassiness …

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April 16, 2021

The Cheeses of New Zealand and Australia

With their open landscape, expansive dairy industry, and many European influences; both New Zealand and Australia are home to a wide variety of delicious imported cheeses you need to try! A Little History Cheesemaking in both countries began in the 1700’s when the first European settlers arrived; with dairy cows first arriving to Australia in …

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February 5, 2021

7 Valentine’s Ideas for Cheese Lovers

Most people associate Valentine’s Day with cheesy cards, boxes of chocolates, long stemmed roses, teddy bears, and overpriced prix fix menus!  But here at I Love Imported Cheese we think of Valentine’s Day as the perfect excuse to celebrate our true love…of luscious imported cheeses of course! If you have a fellow cheese-lover in your …

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October 8, 2018

Have you tried… Ricotta Salata?

Flavor: Fresh and milky, slightly salty Texture:  Creamy & Firm Country: Italy Ricotta Salata (or salted) is a hard Sheep’s milk cheese, originating in southern Italy. The cheese is made from the whey part of the sheep milk, it’s then pressed, salted and aged which extracts the moisture and compacts the curds, giving it its’ firm texture. …

Fall Cocktails
By Julie Hartigan of Cooking w/Julie

September 25, 2018

Fall Cocktail and Imported Cheese Pairings

Fall is such a fun time to have friends over for cocktails!   Everyone’s back home from summer travels, holiday madness hasn’t kicked in yet, and the cooler temps are perfect for kicking back with some classic cocktails. Chances are you’ve been to plenty of wine and cheese parties… why not mix things up a bit …