Archive for the ‘Cheese’ Category

Types of Cheeses

March 25th, 2009 by admin
Types of Cheeses

  There are lots of different types of cheese. Some cheeses also fall into more than one category. They can be classified by age, country of origin, fat content, dairy content, manufacturing methods, texture and special characteristics. American cheese Asiago Brie (cheese) Brick cheese Camembert Colby-Jack cheese Danish Blue cheese Goat cheese or Chèvre cheese […]

Common Wine and Cheese Pairings

March 15th, 2009 by admin

Creamy cheeses require a wine with higher acidity. The whiter and fresher the cheese, the crisper and fruitier the wine should be. Heavy rich cheeses will partner well with light reds and Chardonnay. Strong veined cheeses usually demand a sweeter wine. Soft cheeses with bloomy white or red dotted rinds need full-bodied whites or younger […]

Buying, Storing and Serving Gourmet Cheese

March 15th, 2009 by admin
Buying, Storing and Serving Gourmet Cheese

By Lee Dobbins Gourmet cheese comes in a large variety with well over 400 varieties just from the French cheese alone. From the mild to the strong, the soft to the hard, cheese is a great way to compliment any meal or snack. Whether you are having a fancy wine and cheese party, or just […]