Cheddar, Meet Guava

I love a cheese pairing that makes me fall out of my chair. This happens more often than you might think. In this story, I am falling out of my chair because I can’t believe I am spooning guava paste out of a plastic Goya tub and slathering it on cheddar. Not once, but many […]

Green Tea and Goat Cheese

In late March, I went to an unusual tea party. The hostess served grassy tea with — no, not scones or cake — cheese. Two beautiful goat cheeses, alongside a quartet of glorious green teas. The event was billed as a green tea class, taught by my friend Alexis of Teaspoons and Petals, but it […]

Clochette, My Pet

This spring, I’ve had a love affair with brainy goat cheeses. They appear this time of year – wrinkly, rumpled, as if they’ve just rolled out of bed – which may explain why I adore them for breakfast. Put on a pot of tea, grab the honey, pop in some toast, and prepare to be […]

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 […]

Sucre Pecans and Chocolate Giveaway

A few weeks ago, the New Orleans sweet boutique, Sucré, offered to partner with me for a giveaway. When a tin of their Southern Candied Pecans arrived in the mail, I couldn’t wait to add them to a special Gorgonzola Dolce pairing I had in mind. Gorgonzola with Pineapple. Stay with me here, I know this […]