Cocktails and More With The Darlingtons

Drumroll please! Friends, my brother André and I are on the verge releasing our second book and starting a new cocktail column in Organic Life Magazine. I know, I know — you must be wondering: what about le fromage?! Don’t worry, Madame Fromage has been around for almost 8 years, and it’s not going anywhere. But, […]

The Sixer List: Local Cheeses I Adore

Over at the blog Small Food, Mike Madaio gathers lists. He starts by asking food-industry folk from around Philadelphia to compile six of their favorite things (from the artisan food world). Then he posts their list as a sweet “sixer” on his blog. This week, Mike is running a sixer list of my favorite cheeses. […]

Win My Cheese Book

Maybe you remember: earlier this month I announced a wee giveaway that ends July 31, 2013 — well, actually, it’s a big giveaway. I have 48 copies of my cheese book, The Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese, to mail to lucky lovers in each of the contiguous 48 states. I’ve heard from Pennsylvania (hi, […]

Cheese Book Giveaway

So here’s a little challenge. If you were going to create a local cheese plate to represent your state, what would it look like? If you live in Florida, would you serve cheese with alligator? If you live in New Mexico, would you pair local cheese with a dusting of Hatch Pepper? I’m asking you […]

Sucre Giveaway Winner

On Monday, I ran a giveaway for two Gorgonzola pairings I adore — candied pecans and dark chocolate. Anyone who commented on their favorite cheese pairing entered the drawing from Sucré, a sweet boutique in New Orleans that has agreed to mail the winner a tin of candied pecans and a box of chocolates. Readers, […]