Inside the Diary of Mary Quicke

For many years, I’ve been a loyal reader of Mary’s Diary — the blog written by Mary Quicke, maker of Quicke’s Traditional Cheddar. She posts monthly about her farm in Devon, England, and I’ve always been impressed by two things: her connection to the land and her stunning vocabulary. Well, it turns out Mary pursued […]

A Book Party With Johanna Kindvall Nov. 7

On November 7, 2015 I’m hosting one of my favorite collaborators, Johanna Kindvall — creator of the illustrated food blog, Kokblog. You, dear readers, are invited to join us chez moi for a late afternoon Fika, the subject of her latest book (fika is the Swedish coffee hour). We’re designing a cozy gathering in my Fishtown-neighborhood […]

How to Write A Great Blog Post (About Cheese)

Friends, I spend a lot of time on this site gushing. I gush about the cheeses of my dreams as I discover them. I gush about new cheesemakers who enter my orbit. But I almost never break away from my freaky dairy adoration to talk about what I do at work, which is this: I teach […]