• Wine & Cheese

    Wine & Cheese: Pecorino as the main course…

    by  • October 22, 2011 • All Posts, Wine & Cheese • 0 Comments

    Pecorino is sheep’s milk cheese — its name is derived from pecora, the Italian word for sheep. And for most of Italy’s history, some kind of pecorino has been its preeminent cheese, prized (and valued) even more than parmigiano-reggiano. And although cow’s milk now dominates cheese production in Italy (especially parmigiano), dozens of varieties...

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    Wine & Cheese: Boschetto with White Truffles

    by  • July 11, 2011 • All Posts, Wine & Cheese • 0 Comments

    Here’s a cheese that offers a taste of fall — but pairs beautifully with a crisp summer white wine… Boschetto al Tartufo is a mild, semi-soft, blended milk cheese (cow and sheep) from Tuscany — it’s studded with white truffle (“tartufo”) and lightly aged. The result is aromatic, simultaneously tender, earthy and creamy, and quite delish....

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    Wine & Cheese: Chardonnay with Comté

    by  • November 17, 2010 • All Posts, Wine & Cheese • 0 Comments

    Most people think most cheeses pair best with red wines — though there are also those who believe that white wines are actually more cheese-friendly. (Not to mention the ones who insist that beers are better than all wines when it comes to matching with cheeses.) As for me, I tend to get obsessed...

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    Nibbles: White Wine & Cheese

    by  • May 3, 2010 • All Posts, Nibbles, Wine & Cheese • 0 Comments

    Here are some springtime white wine and cheese pairings — all seasonally fresh, light and vibrant. Enjoy! Fresh Chevre Okay, not exactly a revelation, I admit. Fresh goat cheese and Sauvignon Blanc is a classic combination, of course. But each time I go back to it, I love it just a little bit more. The tangy, creamy...

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