Oregon’s Goldin Artisan Cheese

At Goldin Artisan Cheese, rustic, seasonal goat cheeses bring flavors of the Savoie to the Northwest 

Oregon’s Goldin Artisan Cheese

Childhood memories of local cheeses made in the Savoie region of the French Alps were a strong pull for Carine Goldin of Goldin Artisan Cheese, headquartered in Molalla, OR. Her formative years spent there with her cheese-loving grandmother, nearby dairy farms and creameries making local favorites like Tomme de Savoie, Raclette and Tome des Bauges stoked a taste for interesting, full-flavored cheese.

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It’s the Right Climate for British Crumblies

Cheeses distinguished by unique textures and taste variations

It’s the Right Climate for British Crumblies

To fully appreciate one of Britain’s finest treasures, it helps to have an education on its background and history.

British Crumblies refer to a subsection of British Territorial Cheeses. In brief, these are cheeses that are named after the county or area in which they are from. This group of cheeses have been coined the term ‘crumblies’ due to their texture, which distinguishes them from the harder cheeses within the territorials.

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A Prosciutto di Toscano Education 

Find out what makes this Tuscan ham unique and on trend.

A Prosciutto di Toscano Education 

Prosciutto di Toscano translates literally to ham from Tuscany and incorporates a large number of different products both raw and cooked. However, Prosciutto di Toscano DOP (or PDO in English) expresses a very special style of ham made in Tuscany. Dry-cured, it is not as widely known as Prosciutto di Parma and San Daniele in the United States. Only recently imported, it is making an appearance in specialty retailers from small shops to larger chains.

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The origins of Jarlsberg®

The origins of Jarlsberg®

So why does Jarlsberg® taste so good? How do we make it so nutty and delicious? And crucially, how do we get the holes inside? Well, every legend has its mysteries, and this one is of Norway’s most closely guarded secrets. So when you gather with family or friends to enjoy the fine taste of Jarlsberg®, you can invent a few legends of your own.

 

 

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Building A Case For Bordeaux

Find out what all the fuss is regarding this high-end vino

Building A Case For Bordeaux

Celebrated wine aficionado, Ron Kapon, who is known in wine circles as the Peripatetic Oenophile — the traveling wine expert — answers questions that Cheese Connoisseur readers have asked.

Portions of this article are excerpted from “Discovering The World of Wine”, an online course offered by Fairleigh Dickinson University that I co-authored. It is used with the permission of Fairleigh Dickinson University. Anyone that would like to register for the online course at a special rate can contact FDU’s Continuing Education Department at (201) 692-6500; http://www.fdu.edu/academic/wineonline/.

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