All Prov-alone Again

Provolone Dolce

Provolone is an Italian cheese from Southern Italy. In the present time, the major production of Provolone cheese happens in Po valley region, specifically in Lombardy and Veneto. It has a DOP designation granted by the European Union to ensure that it is produced under strict supervision using specific methods to guarantee … Read more

Monterey Jack: A True American Cheese

Vella Cheese Young Jack

Monterey Jack or sometimes shortened to Jack, is a semi-hard cheese from Mexico which is customarily white and is made using cow’s milk. It is commonly used in cooking because it melts beautifully and has a mild flavor, making it an ideal base for other flavors. Let us know more about Monterey … Read more

A Muenster of a Cheese

Muenster of a Cheese

Muenster cheese is a semi-soft cheese which has different variations such as French, German, and American. The American variation of the cheese is believed to be an imitation of the Alsatian washed-rind Munster cheese which was introduced by German immigrants. The name Muenster came from the French city of Munster in Alsace. … Read more

Roquefort: The King of Cheeses

The King of Cheeses

There are many kinds of blue cheeses being produced but Roquefort is considered as the most famous blue cheese in France. It is reported to be a favorite of Emperor Charlemagne and is also referred to as the cheese of kings and popes. Let us know more about the history of Roquefort … Read more

Denmark’s Famous Havarti Cheese

Cream havarti on bread

Havarti is a semi-soft cheese and is the most famous cheese from Denmark. It was produced by a Danish farmer’s wife in the mid-1800’s. She started it by traveling across the world to explore and learn the art of cheese making. When she came back to Denmark, she began experimenting with different … Read more

Gruyère: The Only Thing the Swiss Really Care About

Gruyère

Gruyère is one of the most famous original Swiss cheeses and it is highly prized in fondues. It has a rich history that is as rich and nutty as its flavor. In fact, it is so good and fascinating that countries even went to war over it. If you’re curious about its … Read more

Stilton, England’s Only Good Food

Half of a Quenby Hall Blue Stilton

Stilton is one if the best British cheeses. In fact, it is a quintessential English cheese that is served not only during celebrations but with every day dishes as well. It is also the only British cheese that has a Certification Trade Mark and an EU Protected Name. Let us know more … Read more

El Deliciosio Manchego

Manchego

Manchego is one of the most popular cheeses from Spain and it is made using sheep’s milk. It hails from the La Mancha region and it is one of the most-exported cheese from Spain to the United States. It is also often one of the first artisanal cheeses introduced to burgeoning cheese … Read more

The Ricotta Revolution

Ricotta dome on plate from the top

Ricotta is an Italian cheese that is made from cow, goat, sheep, or buffalo’s leftover whey. It is traditionally a by-product of creating other cheeses like mozzarella and provolone. It is a great cheese from people who have casein intolerance. It is also a dieter’s dream cheese because it is known to … Read more

The Aged Gorgonzola

Gorgonzola and a pear

Gorgonzola is known to be a very ancient cheese. In fact, it is one of the oldest blue-veined cheeses we have today, and it was being developed at just about the same time as Roquefort in France but only with a small scale. It is produced mainly in the northern Italian regions … Read more