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 Delights of Camembert

The Delights of Camembert

Camembert is probably one the most popular French cheeses in the world. It has been successful over the years, and in fact, it was exported all over the world and is now produced in different countries such as Italy, Switzerland, USA, Brazil, and Japan. However, this cheese is generally unrecognized and only … 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

Mozzarella: The Anthology

Mozzarella Cheese Pairings

Mozzarella is a traditional cheese in Southern Italy and it is originally made from milk of Italian buffalo’s that are usually herded in countries such as Italy and Bulgaria. But today, the Mozzarella cheese available in the market are made from cow’s milk.     History According to a legend, Mozzarella cheese … Read more

The Delightful Colby

Colby Cheese

Colby cheese or originally called Colby Swiss Cheddar is a semi-hard cheese that is native to the United States. Today, it is made in other regions of the world as well. It is somewhat like cheddar cheese but milder, moister, and more elastic. Colby cheese was invented in 1885 by Joseph F. … Read more

The Crumbly Feta

Crumbly Feta

Feta is a cheese made in Greece. It is a brined curd white cheese that is made from sheep’s milk or from a mixture of sheep and goat’s milk. It is undoubtedly one of the most famous Greek cheeses which occupies 70% stake in Greek cheese consumption. It is also protected by … Read more

Parmesan or Parmigiano Reggiano if You Want to be Fancy

Parmesan Cheese

Parmesan is the famous cheese made in and around the Italian province of Parma. It is an earlier term for what we know now as Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. Parmigiano Reggiano is considered among the top cheeses by cheese connoisseurs, and it has a fascinating history.     History The Roman Empire had … Read more

It’s Gouda

Gouda cheese

Gouda cheese or “How-da” as the locals call it, is a Dutch cheese which is named after the city of Gouda in Netherlands. Most people might think that they are made in the city of Gouda but it’s not. It’s just traditionally bought and sold there. Gouda cheese can be traced back … Read more

A Brief Introduction to Blue Cheese

Bleu de Gex

Not everyone is thrilled when it comes to Blue Cheese. It is commonly passed over because of its pungent smell and the way it looks. It is definitely different than your typical hard cheese. Blue Cheese is also called as Blue Vein Cheese and has some unique qualities to it. Let’s dig … Read more