March 5, 2019

Have you tried…Limburger?

Flavor: Mild, nutty, slightly tangy Texture:  Semi-soft Country: Belgium, Germany Limburger cheese is a semi-soft, washed rind cheese from Belgium and Germany, made with pasteurized cow’s milk. The cheese was originally created by Belgian Trappist Monks in the 1800s in the Limburg region of Belgium. Due to its popularity, German cheesemakers in the Allgau region of Germany began …

February 21, 2019

Have you tried…Dutch Goat Cheese?

Flavor: Mild, caramel notes Texture:  Semi-firm, creamy, and sliceable Country: Netherlands Dutch Goat cheese is a semi-firm cheese, made from pasteurized goat’s milk. It has a pale ivory interior and smooth, sliceable texture. Unlike the tart flavor you would associate with fresh goat cheeses, Dutch Goat cheese is aged and has a mild, caramel flavor so it’s the …

February 18, 2019

All About Blue

As with so many other delicious discoveries, the origin of blue cheese was an accident! It dates back to 7th century France in a cave outside the village of Roquefort. Legend has it that a distracted shepherd left his snack of bread and cheese in the cave. When he returned a few months later, the …

by Julie Hartigan of Cooking w/Julie

January 30, 2019

How to Hygge in 5 Simple Steps

Tricky to define and even trickier to say, the Danish word “hygge” (it’s pronounced “hoo-gah” by the way) suddenly seems to come up everywhere you look and is one trend we can definitely get behind! It roughly translates to “a feeling of coziness and contentment” or really creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good …

January 3, 2019

Have you tried…Feta?

Flavor: Salty, tangy and rich Texture:  Soft and crumbly Country: Greece This famous cheese of Greece is made from goat’s milk, sheep’s milk or a combination of both. It’s a soft, white, curd cheese, aged in brine. The word ‘feta’ literally means ‘slice.’ The origin of Feta goes back to the 8th B.C. century, where the cheese was …