A British Cheese Odyssey Begins

British Cheese Tour Title Page

I am off to England this week for my first tour with Cheese Journeys! If you’d like to tag along, follow @CheeseJourneys on Instagram. Our travel odyssey begins tomorrow and runs through October 4, and we’ll be hitting some of the best cheesemakers and cheese shops around Devon, Somerset, and London. My co-conspirators include Di Bruno Bros. VP Emilio Mignucci, […]

My Love Affair with Goat Cheeses of France

Chabichou and Saint Maure

Purrrr. That was my first response when a box of French goat cheeses arrived on my rowhouse stoop in Philadelphia. A pair of them, like a bride and groom. Soft, delicate. The scent of the French countryside still detectable on their rinds. Yes, this post is going to get romantic. If you’re eating lunch at […]

Thoughts From a Cheese Intern

Erin, the cheese intern, professing her love for Sea Change during this shoot

In the spring, I had a terrific intern from Saint Joseph’s University who assisted me with photo shoots, events, and design projects in exchange for many cheese boards. Recently, she offered to write a guest post about her dairy transformation. Please welcome Erin Konigsdorffer… My name is Erin and I, recent college graduate and acolyte of […]

Lessons from Mystic Cheese

Sea Change from Mystic Cheese

Last year, I came across a term that’s been orbiting my mind: rural entrepreneur. It’s a term that Heather Paxton uses in The Life of Cheese when she describes visiting artisan cheesemakers as an anthropologist to document the growing cheese renaissance in the U.S. I adore Paxton’s book, and I love the idea that curds are part of a new […]

Beet & Plum Salad w/ Goat Cheese and Rose

Beet Plum Goat Cheese Salad II

This salad. Oh, this salad. It’s been my August. Such a simple combination, but it hits all my salad pulse points — tart fruit, roasty veg, crunchy nut, plus a sweetly unexpected ingredient: rose water. Give me a recipe with rose water, and I will always rush the fridge, batting all condiments aside to get at that tiny […]