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The discovery of alleged counterfeit buffalo mozzarella cheese at a factory in Italy has led to the arrests of 13 people, including two public health service veterinarians who allegedly warned the factory of future inspections, reported the Associated Press.
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Cowgirl Creamery’s Sue Conley, right, with co-founder Peggy Smith. Photo: Sarah Rice / The Chronicle
Tim and Jill Pedrozo normally begin forming wheels of their Black Butte Reserve, a gouda-like cheese made from spring milk, in February. But the Pedrozo’s 20-acre farm in Orland, which they’ve been farming for 15 years, didn’t turn green with lush rye grasses until the late spring rains began that month.
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The Comté Cheese Association has announced that an updated Comté Wheel of Aromas is now available. The Comté Wheel of Aromas illustrates the 83 terms or descriptors that correspond to the most frequently found natural aromas in Comté, grouped within six families: Lactic, Fruity, Roasted, Vegetal, Animal and Spicy. Made exclusively in the Jura Mountain region of France, Comté is an artisanal, PDO cheese. Each wheel of Comté reflects a unique terroir, a season of production, and centuries of cheesemaking and affinage traditions. Download your copy here.
You are invited to join us for the 8th Annual California’s Artisan Cheese Festival taking place March 21-23, 2014 at the Sheraton Sonoma County – Petaluma. The weekend will be filled with scrumptious cheeses, chef demonstrations and pairings, educational sessions by knowledgeable, talented chefs, cheese experts, authors, cheesemakers, expert panel discussions and more.
For more information please visit Artisan Cheese Festival.com
“But what if dairy fat isn’t the dietary demon we’ve been led to believe it is? New research suggests we may want to look anew.”
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“His workshop is a small, wooden cabin perched on the lush hills of Masisi, in the east of the DR Congo… Simply known as Goma cheese – Goma is the largest town in the area – it is like a milder version of Dutch gouda, softer in texture.”
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Join Los Angeles magazine’s Digest Editor Daniela Galarza and contributors Bill Esparza, Caroline on Crack, and Eddie Lin for an evening of culinary exploration at Grand Central Market in Downtown L.A. Participating restaurants include DTLA Cheese, Sarita’s Pupuseria, Sticky Rice, Jose Chiquito, Horse Thief BBQ, Olio Pizzeria GCM, and Valerie at Grand Central Market. Ticket price is $20 and it includes tastes, beer, and wine. Complimentary Parking is included.
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This winter, a Wisconsin county is fighting icy roads with a homegrown product: liquid cheese brine. Tens of thousands of gallons of the stuff are used each year along with road salt, according to officials in Polk County.
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Cheese is known for its stinky odor. But, cheeses at one exhibit at the Science Gallery Dublin in Trinity College Dublin come from an especially smelly source — human toe, armpit, belly button and mouth bacteria.
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There are certain cheeses that never let us down, though. They are always there for us, in sickness and in health. So, if we could, we’d live happily ever after with these nine cheeses
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