Four Cheese Plates for a Heat Wave

Philadelphia is a ghost town – everyone’s at the shore or sitting indoors with ice packs in their armpits. Me? I’m just eating cheese plates. It’s mozzarella weather. Feta weather. Goat cheese and berries weather. If you’re working through the heat wave and looking for a dairy diversion, here are a few suggestions for eating […]

Stef’s Wedding Cheese Board

Sometimes cheese is the binder in a friendship. Since I started blogging, so many of my relationships have grown organically around molds and cultures. Like my friendship with Stefania, who appeared like a wide-eyed owl at one of my first little neighborhood tastings. She slipped me her graphic design card, and a few months later […]

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 […]

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 […]

My Dream Cheesemaker Dinner

Do you know this man? His name is Giorgio Cravero, and he is coming to dinner. His family in Bra ages the Cravero Parmigiano that I am always raving about on this blog. (I love to used the rinds to make soup stock.) How about this Cheddar made by the one and only James Montgomery? […]