Cheese at the Wedding

What’s lovelier than eating Gouda amid fall leaves? Don’t try to imagine anything sweeter, especially at a wedding. Where there is lace, there should be exquisitely crystalline cheese. Where there are groomsmen in skinny ties, there should be craft beer — preferrably from Brooklyn. Marry the two together, and you might as well throw a […]

Madame Fromage’s Traveling Cheese School

Put on your new jeans! Grab your pencil case and your new BFF! It’s time for some serious cheese school. Below you’ll find a list of events where you can find me this fall, starting with two library-rific tastings and continuing into October for three awesome tutorials at Metropolitan Café in Center City — the […]

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. […]

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 […]