The Gourmet Cheese Detective Blog is my mini-journal about Gourmet Cheese. It lets you know whenever any new Web pages appear about new cheese reviews, new wine and cheese party ideas etc. etc. - and keeps you up-to-date with postings and news about what is going on in the world of artisanal, gourmet cheesedom!
Around the world there are several cheese restaurants, whose menus specialise in cheese dishes, including restaurants in France, England, Spain, Australia, Estonia and Thailand.
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The cheese lover's guide to gourmet cheese. Facts, common sense advice and recommendations from the Gourmet Cheese Detective.
The Big Cheese Festival in Caerphilly in Wales in 2013 includes the traditional Great Cheese Race, fireworks, a funfair and lots of other family entertainment celebrating Caerphilly's historic cheese.
British Cheese Has a Long Tradition Dating Back to Pre-Roman Days. Cheddar and Stilton Have Been Famous for Centuries and British Artisan Cheesemakers Honor Their History and Traditions.
Italian Cheeses - the most famous is Parmigiano-Reggiano - yet there are so many regional artisanal cheeses, it is hard to narrow the list. In this section the Gourmet Cheese Detective presents 14 mag
The Artisan Cheese Fair in Melton Mowbray is being held on May 4th and May 5th, 2013, celebrating cheeses from the whole of the British Isles.
This Culatello Risotto in a Parmesan Basket Recipe is from the Emilia Romagna region of Italy and as well as Parmigiano Reggiano cheese uses Culatello, a traditional form of Proscuitto.
This Asparagus with Sausage and Parmesan Fondue Recipe uses Parmigiano Reggiano cheese from the Emilia Romagna region of Italy.
This Ratatouille with Squacquerone cheese recipe is from the Emilia Romagna region of Italy and also uses courgette, aubergine, bell peppers and an onion.
This Squacquerone Quiche with Pan-fried Asparagus and Guanciale Recipe from the Emilia Romagna region of Italy also uses parmesan cheese and the Italian unsmoked bacon known as Guanciale.
This Sformato with Fossa Cheese Fondue Recipe from the Emilia Romagna region of Italy also uses Squacquerone cheese, fresh cream, and butter.
Parmigiano-Reggianois not just a great Italian cheese, but one of the world's GREAT CHEESES. Don't be fooled by all the imitations out there which are labeled
This very simple and savoury Parmesan and Asparagus Tart recipe uses Parmigiano Reggiano, pesto, mascarpone cheese, and pastry sheets
Enjoy cheese and cider pairing with Yorkshire Food Finder and Shepherds Purse Cheeses of Thirsk, including a visit to Ampleforth Abbey for their cider and dinner in the Star Inn at Harome.
American Artisan Cheesemakers Index - Who They Are, How to Find Them, What They Make and Other Special Facts You'll Want to Know! A Comprehensive Listing to Guide You.
Ready to explore a few different regional Italian cheese specialities? Let's look at 6 of my top 13 choices -
This Gorgonzola Risotto with Scallops Recipe includes full ingredients and instructions for enjoying a classic Italian cheese dish using Isle Of Man Queenies.
One of the best Cheddars in the world comes from Wyke Farms in Somerset, which won three awards at the 2012 World Cheese Award including a Super Gold for its Just Delicious Extra Mature Cheddar.
Gorgonzola is one of the best known of the Blue Cheeses along with Roquefort. Gorgonzola is a cow's milk Italian cheese, crumbly, creamy, moist and buttery.
The Gourmet Cheese Detective’s list of cheese website links and recommended cheese and general food blogs, for further information and entertainment about cheese.
This Turkey Stuffed with Gorgonzola Recipe with roasted chestnuts and cranberries includes full ingredients and instructions for enjoying this Italian cheese dish.
Cheddars - Let's Roam the British Isles in Search of the Finest Farmhouse Cheddar Cheeses!
Pairing Italian Cheeses with wine? How to select a good wine to complement your favorite Italian cheese? Here are some helpful suggestions.
American Artisan Cheesemakers Index - Page 3 - Who They Are, How to Find Them, What They Make and Other Special Facts You'll Want to Know! A Comprehensive Listing to Guide You.
How to create the Ultimate Cheese Course. Introduce this fine European tradition to your friends. Suggestions for different cheese and wine tasting menu ideas.
Making the Perfect Christmas Cheeseboard has been made easier by some advice from Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses, who suggest keeping it simple with one hard cheese, one soft cheese and one blue cheese.
Spanish Cheese deserves more attention. Until recently, Manchego and Mahon were the best known. But now more regional artisanal Spanish cheeses are being imported and that is a good thing!
The Best Cheese in the World has been named at the World Cheese Awards. The Manchego DO Gran Reservais, a traditional unpasteurised ewes’ milk cheese from Spain is the World Champion Cheese for 2012.
Gruyere Swiss Mountain Cheese is a milky cheese with a nutty flavor that is ideal both for cooking and for cheese boards.
Dutch cheeses have been exported since the 13th century. The cheese markets in Gouda and Alkmaar are the best way to see all the varieties of fine cheeses available. Besides Gouda and Edam, there are
Swiss mountain cheeses such as Emmentaler and Gruyere are outstanding expressions of the Swiss terroir.
Christmas cheese in a gift pack with Lancashire beer is available from Butlers, the artisan Lancastrian cheese maker famous for its Blacksticks Blue. The pack includes two Thwaites Lancashire beers
Godminster Organic Brie is the new cheese from Godminster, known for its waxed organic cheddar. The three new flavoured organic bries have a creamy texture and are made with organic Jersey milk.
The Denhay Dorset Drum Cheddar British cheese is a West Country Farmhouse Cheddar made in a mini truckle with a smooth creamy character and a nutty rounded flavour.
This Gorgonzola Focaccia Sandwich recipe combines with Scotch Sirloin Steal and includes full ingredients, instructions, and a cook’s tip, for enjoying a twist on a classic Italian cheese dish.
This Gorgonzola Lasagne Recipe with West Country Beef includes full ingredients, instructions, and a cook’s tip, for enjoying a classic Italian cheese dish.
The World Cheese Awards 2012 puts cheesemakers in competition against each other in one of the most respected cheese competitions in the world, at the NEC Birmingham 28 November to 2 December 2012.
Taste a slice of Cheshire cheese and you will grin like the Cheshire Cat! A favorite of the British Navy, it will be one of your favorites too!
Pairing French Cheeses with French Wines? How to select a good wine to complement your favorite French cheese? Here are some helpful suggestions.
Pairing American Cheeses with wine? How to select a good wine to complement your favorite American artisanal cheese? Here are some helpful suggestions.
The best information on the best American artisanal cheeses and cheesemakers.
American Artisan Cheesemakers Index - Page 2 - Who They Are, How to Find Them, What They Make and Other Special Facts You'll Want to Know! A Comprehensive Listing to Guide You.
How to create Wine and Cheese Party Menus with suggestions for different cheese and wine pairing combinations in a casual party atmosphere. Here are some menus from around the world, combining the p
French regions produce hundreds of cheeses. Here's a brief rundown on some important regional cheeses including Provence, Corsica, Normandy and Brittany
Farmhouse Gouda cheese (Goudse Boerenkaas) doesn't taste anything like the little red waxed balls of gouda you find in the supermarket.
A new World Champion Cheese Trolley is available in the restaurant of the Cadogan Hotel in London offering 14 Super Gold award-winning cheeses and the chance to pair cheese with beer.
Here is a helpful cheese glossary to highlight commonly used cheese terms and definitions
Part 2 of our Italian cheese adventure explores Pecorinos to Taleggio