The Cheese Grotto: A Home Aging Cave

Some of my favorite moments in this world have been inside cheese caves — like Willi Lehner’s hobbit-like cave built into a Wisconsin hillside at Bleu Mont Dairy or the labyrinthine Cellars of the Fort Saint Antoine in France, otherwise known as the “catherdral of ComtĂ©.” So, just imagine my delight when I learned that […]

Cheese Lovers Gift Guide 2015

Every year around this time, cheese lovers from near and far email me about gift ideas. This year, I’m excited to present some true originals, from reusable baguette bags to goat cheese iphone covers! If the illustrated items featured above look familiar, it’s because Johanna Kindvall and I extended our year-long collaboration to a series […]

Kimcheese!

If you’ve ever wanted to play with kimchi and cheese (and who hasn’t?), you might be interested in getting a ticket to Kimcheese!, a tasting that Amanda Feifer invited me to co-host for the Philadelphia Science Festival. Amanda writes about fermentation on her blog, Phickle, and last week she brought some samples by Di Bruno […]

Tria Goat Cheese Class

It’s been my dream to present a vertical goat cheese tasting — to start with fresh milk and taste the entire spectrum of caprine cheeses, from young to old. I’m happy to say it’s happening. Join me at Philadelphia’s own Tria on Friday, March 22, 2013. Tickets can be purchased from Tria Fermentation School. Here’s […]