Sunday, March 27, 2011

A weekend away

Friday i  spent the day in Chelsea one of my favorite areas in the city. Ofcourse i stopped into Eataly, Mario Batalis italian market on 23rd and 5th, a specialty heaven! If your ok withthe crowds you should check it out. This weekend im in Philadelphia visiting family ofcourse i brought cheese with me..Manchego, St. Andre and some Epoisse.  If you find yourself in Philly you should check out Garces..cheese, sweets to die for..oils to sample and an extensive wine collection and you can sit and have a flight of cheese and a glass of wine ofcourse theres a full menu available in their cafe..yum is all i can say and the staff is very friendly and helpful.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Fwd: Champignon

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From: Heidi R <>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 16:02:34 -0400
Subject: Champignon

Recently weve discovered Champignon cheese, now they are not new to
the arena at all.Champignon has been making and selling cheese for
over a hundred years. Their roots lie in Germany and the Bavarian Alps
where they lead in soft ripened cheeses such as Cambazola Black Label
a double cream blue, Champignon bries with a variety of flavors
mushroom, green peppercorn and garlic. Not to forget deilish
Camembert..Definitely tasteworthy!

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

What's sexier than a triple cream cheese? Here's a few to try

Constant Bliss: salty and buttery unbelievably creamy and rich with a thin dry rind.

Delice De Bourgogne: from Burgundy,France salty sweet and rich with a pungent rind of straw and mushroomy aroma

Pierre-Robert: mild and buttery with a light salt finish. Rich and tangy and so creamy its sinful

St Andre: another goody from and buttery with a satiny rind

Feelin Blue? Blues to try

Cashel Blue: A pasteurized blue by the Grubb family. Irelands first farmstead blue. Is creamy and mild. Even if you don't really like blue cheese you'll love this one. My personal favorite!

Maytag Blue: Roquefort inspired blue from Iowa, handmade by the Maytag family its rich and creamy with a bite that stays with you.

Rogue Creamery Smoky Blue: A bold smoky blue that balances sweet and smoky flavors nicely but definitely a stronger blue.

Bayley Hazen Blue: Jasper Hill Farms never really misses. This blue is sweet and nutty with licorice tones.

Cambozola Blue: A triple cream blue brie. Its a camembert and gorgonzola from Germany

Monday, March 21, 2011

FW: Goat cheeses we love

From: Heidi <>
Sent: Monday, March 21, 2011 4:01 PM
Subject: Goat cheeses we love

O'Banon by Capriole Farms..a light tangy goat wrapped in bourbon soaked chesnut leaves

Purple Haze by Cypress Grove creamy goat cheese flavored with
lavendar and fennel

Drunken Goat from Spain goat cheese soaked for days in red wine

Sainte-Maure de Touraine a raw goat with a gray mold with a straw through the middle so It ages from the inside favorite I aint gonna lie

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Welcome to Fromage Fete

Cheeselovers unite! A little about us we are a husband and wife team dedicated to all things cheesy! We do cheese tastings and classes tailored to you and your event. Our love affair with cheese started in Virginia and settled in NYC..Our events are special because they are about you and we come to you..It is entertaining ,elegant and love to your palate! We hope to be opening a cheese café this year so we can combine our passion with cheese with our vast service experience and give everyone a relaxing, exciting escape from the stresses of your day.