Category Archives: Cheese Reviews

New Milk on the Block

“Where does cheese come from?” The answer is milk! Every (dairy) cheese must come from a mother’s milk. But there are so many incarnations of milk on the market that the true source can get obscured.   Milk can be pasteurized, … Continue reading

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Manchego Makes Aliyah with Gilboa

It’s Israel’s birthday! What do you get an old country that is also young? Gilboa—a modern cheese with an ancient Spanish history. Manchego is a delicacy that the Spanish dreamed up, but that the Israelis recreated in Gilboa.  Named for … Continue reading

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Going Grey the French Way

WARNING! Not all cheese in this post is kosher. Only the Israeli Barkanit cheese mentioned at the end. I posted this here anyhow because the non-kosher French background shows where the Brakin brothers of Barkanit Dairy got their inspiration for their … Continue reading

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Les Petites Fermières – Goat Cheese Medallions

Click this link  Les Petites Fermières – Goat Cheese Medallions to see a fantastic entry by Chaim Szmidt of the Kosher Scene on some new Canadian goat cheeses from Les Petites Fermières. I, too, have been experimenting with these tiny chèvres and … Continue reading

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