Archive for the 'Snacking cheese' Category

Never underestimate a Greek Cheese!

February 12, 2014

Greeks eat more cheese per capita than any other nation in the world, so it is worth exploring the variety that exists. Graviera Kritis (PDO) is a lovely sheep’s milk cheese from the mountainous regions of Crete. Delicious and nutty, affordable, and low sodium to boot, this cheese is always a good buy.

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Maple and Cheddar, together at last!

January 27, 2013

Maple and cheddar, two quintessentially Canadian products come together in perfect harmony in Black River Cheese Company’s Maple Cheddar. Sweet and savoury, this cheese achieves a perfect balance of flavours.

Drunken Goat!

September 13, 2012

Drunken Goat, aka Queso de Murcia al Vino is essentially a lovely semi-soft goat cheese from Spain that took a bath in some red wine for a couple of days. Some days, I envy the life of this cheese.

Crotonese Calabrese – a fiery delight!

July 18, 2012

A cheese bathed in hot chilis? Bring it on! Get the scoop on this fiery Italian treat, inspired by the shopping habits of a local rock star.

Beer washed cheese – the best of both worlds

June 11, 2012

I love cheese, I love beer, and was delighted to find renowned Quebec cheesemaker Fritz Kaiser’s latest offering, Clos St-Ambroise on a recent trip to Montreal. If you are just getting started on beer and cheese pairings, this is a no-brainer! Give this a try – McAuslan is a fantastic brewery worth supporting, Fritz Kaiser’s cheeses are delicious and accessible – quite the delicious combo in your mouth. You won’t regret it!

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