The cheese of the month for June 2019 is Red Hawk from Cowgirl Creamery, Petaluma/California

Red Hawk on its own is worth a flight ticket to the US. Who thinks that’s overdoing a bit in all likelihood never experienced this small round stinker at its best. Promised. It is delicious, as in melting-delicious like the most delicious ice-cream you can think of (no PR talk in this case – it’s a triple cream, with plenty of cream added to the already super-rich full fat milk), and all this creamy sweetness is balanced by the intense washed rind aromas – the more mature the cheese, the more daring and the more impressive. » Weiterlesen…

Cheese of the month June 2013: Amour rouge from Käserei Zurwies, Allgäu

The Allgäu region down in the south of Germany, that means mountains and therefore mountain cheese, right? Well, not necessarily. Because not far from the pittoresque town of Wangen, Anton Holzinger together with his daughter Luise runs the state-of-the-art Zurwies dairy, where they produce almost exclusively soft cheese. » Weiterlesen…