Cheese on Your Pillow

Every now and again, a cheese courtesan must rest. Let me tell you about my best summer sleep. Picture an inn on a lake at the end of a winding road — cows graze, roses bloom, you can hear the sound of cocktail glasses clinking when you enter the lobby. And when you reach your room […]

A Gift Guide for the Cheese Traveler

This week, I’ve been working on a holiday cheese board for The Philadelphia Inquirer based around the them of “bark, booze, and flames.” Because I love themes (it must be my editorial mind), I can’t help but lean on a topical focus for this year’s gift guide. Since the travel bug has bitten my neck, […]

Viva Vermont

This week, it’s been back to work for Madame F. — I teach creative writing when I’m not living the cheese lifestyle. Of course, the cheese lifestyle always comes with me, in wedges and parcels. And this week I kept the summer alive by snacking on a stash of delicacies culled from my July junket […]

Book Events in July and August

Beautiful cheese lovers, The Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese came out in early May, and I’ve spent the last two months chasing rainbows. It’s been pure pleasure — meeting fellow bloggers, international cheese fiends, and even a 12-year-old-self-proclaimed “turophile.” After book parties in Philadelphia and New York, this little Fromage is still recovering. But not […]