A Seasonal Vacherin Dinner

If you are anything like me, you welcome November with gusto because it’s Vacherin season. I’m referring to the exquisite cheese made in the Jura mountains and released right before the holidays. Its full name is Vacherin Mont d’Or, and — although it’s a mouthful to say — the mere mention of it in a […]

Swiss Power

My most recent column on Table Matters takes on the Alpine heavies. I love writing about Swiss cheese since most people think of these beasties as a single wedge that gets sold at groceries as generic “Swiss Cheese.” In fact, there is no such thing in Switzerland, where mountain cheesemakers make a wide variety of […]