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Blog posts : "cow cheese"

Beemster: Farmer's Choice

 Beemster is a Dutch company that specializes in Gouda.  Their Farmer's Choice is aged 6 months and according to some online reports is the bestselling cheese in Holland.  Here are my notes from our tasting: 

Very deep golden color. Smells strong, smells like it will be acidic, a little under…

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Fromagerie La Station de Compton: Hatley

This was an amazing find while we were in Quebec for a family reunion during July.  We got a chance to speak with one of the son's and cheesemaker's and he showed us around their shop and the cheese cave.  Their farm and cheese making facilities were perfectly planned out so that visitors can experi…

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Cheese Review: Sunset View Creamery Raw Milk Cheddar

Sunset View Creamery is a family operated farm located in Odessa, NY.  They make a number of different varieties of Cheddars and Monterey Jacks.  The cheese that I'm reviewing is the Raw Milk Mild Cheddar.  It was very creamy and clean tasting.  I think sometimes, due to the media, people get scared…

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Cheese Review: Hafod


Photo Courtesy of Neal's Yard Dairy

Hafod comes from the oldest, continuously certified organic dairy farm in Wales (35 years).  It is a mild, cheddar style cheese.  Although it is mild, it is a complex cheese, very creamy and buttery, not like the mild cheddars you would purchase in the superm…

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Cheese Review: Cornish Yarg

Photo Courtesy of Lynher Dairies

It took me a little bit of research to figure out what the real name of this cheese was since all I had written was “Nettle Cheese”.  Now that I've found the real name, Cornish Yarg, it sounds like such a harsh name for such a mild cheese.  It was my favourite cow…

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