This Jack is packing heat— fresh red and green Jalapeños add a kick to buttery cheese made with milk from a 16-farm cooperative in Wisconsin. Bursting with south-of-the-border flavor, eat immediately or melt over nachos or burgers.
An exuberant goat cheese in three acts: the spicy peppery rind (thanks to a dusting of ash and blue mold) gives way to a tart and runny creamline, leading finally to a dense and lactic core. As sophisticated as it is delicious. Read More
The French have named this assertive, spicy sheep their 'King of Blues' and showed their loyalty by crowning it with the first AOC designation in 1925. They have since embraced democracy, but 'President of Blue' doesn't have the same ring. Read More
This amped-up classic blue is made exclusively from pastured, summer milk and wrapped in pear brandy-soaked grape leaves from the neighboring vineyard. Voluptuously dense, fruity and smoky. How terroir can you get? Read More
A goat in sheep’s clothing. This caciotta, or “little cheese,” hails from the land of sheep’s milk Pecorino but has a flavor all its own—preserved lemons, brown butter, and the spice of whole black peppercorns. Read More
Bathed in a solution of balsamic vinegar and juniper berries, this raw sheep's milk cheese is then attentively aged at least four months. The flakey paste and perfectly edible rind balance hints of gin and acidity with the natural richness of sheep's milk. Read More
Monsieur Roquefort bought a villa in La Mancha and goes by the name of Seor Mitibleu. The firm, moist paste has a sheepy aroma, which accompanies a sharp kick from the blue-green veining and an eye-watering tangy mineral finish. Vino de Jerez anyone? Read More