Cheesemaking is taken very seriously “across the pond” with a commitment to heritage, quality, and craftsmanship. The United Kingdom and Ireland boast a rich and diverse variety of cheeses based on centuries of culinary tradition.
Whether as part of a cheeseboard, an ingredient in your cooking, or a thoughtful hostess gift, here's our short list of imported cheeses to keep on hand all through the season to make the holidays even more special.
Once the playground of kings, queens, and popes - the picturesque destination of the Loire Valley, France, is celebrated for its wineries and winemaking, fairytale-inspiring castles, charming small towns, and farmers markets. It’s also a hidden gem for cheese aficionados!
When it comes to Italian cheese; every bite tells a story of terroir, history, and the undying Italian love for tradition. Each bite of imported Italian cheese captures a rich history inviting us to savor not just the flavors, but the centuries of craftsmanship and passion that go into making them!
Spanning centuries of history and tradition, Spanish cheeses are a big part of this food-centric country's gastronomic prowess. Each region has contributed its own local specialty to the world of imported cheeses, captivating taste buds and preserving heritage.
France is renowned for its rich cheese-making heritage and tradition and produces over 1,200 different types of cheese. It's an important part of the culinary landscape throughout the country and certainly in the capital city. Here are some of our favorite ways to enjoy and savor French cheese during your summer adventures in Paris.
Some aged cheeses have a uniquely delicious, lightly crunchy texture to them. Tyrosine crystals are a delightful part of cheese appreciation and definitely provide both taste and visual appeal.
Have you ever stopped to consider just how many things cheesemaking and winemaking have in common? Or how asking your cheesemonger for their favorite new imported cheese recommendations is just like calling over the sommelier to help you make a great wine selection
It’s always wonderful to keep current with what’s happening on the food landscape! You can discover new things, bring more fun to your life, and delight your friends and family with trending new dishes. Let’s take a look at what’s to come this year for all you food and cheese lovers!
Valentine’s Day is for celebrating those you love. While we’re all for showering your special someone with love, why not try a different approach…especially if your sweetie happens to be a cheese lover! This Valentine’s Day skip the overpriced, often crowded, prix fixe reservation and make a romantic dinner at home instead.