cheesemaking

Cheese

American Cheese Obsessives Are 'Adopting' Alpine Cheesemakers to Preserve a Fading Tradition

“It seemed like a good way to get our hands on some obscure, off-the-beaten path cheese. What started as curiosity became an obsession."
Lauren Rothman
10.18.18
china

MUNCHIES Presents: Artisanal Cheese in China

China may seem like the least likely place to find locally made artisanal cheeses—such as camembert, ricotta, and blue cheese—but Liu Yang, a Chinese cheesemaker, is changing that.
Nicola Davison
4.26.17
Myanmar

Meet the Ex-Nightclub Owner Who Went from Cleaning Floors at Wendy’s to Curing His Own Prosciutto in Yangon

When Sharky's founder Ye Htut Win couldn’t find the ingredients he wanted, he decided to become a farmer, a baker, a cheesemaker, and a butcher.
Diana Hubbell
3.20.17
Cheese

How a Techno Party Planner Found His Calling in Cheese

Two hearts beat in the breast of Clemens Castan: one for techno, one for cheese. After spending years organizing dance parties and slinging drinks, he realized that his other true passion lies with stinky, savory dairy.
Sarah Krobath
3.11.17
Cheese

The Art of Cheesemaking in Peru

I came to the Peruvian town of Baños to learn about cheesemaking in the Andes after seeing mountains of cheese in the small city of Huanuco.
James McKenna
3.1.17
Cheese

How I Accidentally Became an Award-Winning Cheesemaker

Our cave-aged blue cheese is wrapped in pear brandy-soaked grape leaves and tastes like cured bacon, milk chocolate, vanilla, and truffles all at the same time.
David Gremmels
1.12.17
Cheese

Making Cheese on the Comté Trail in the French Jura

Making the glorious cheese known as Comté is a communal endeavor, requiring up to 120 gallons of fresh milk from multiple small herds to make one 90-pound wheel.
Hannah Howard
7.19.16
Cheese

Italian Cheesemakers Sue an American Soap Opera for Insulting Their Cheese

Can you disparage a cheese? The Grana Padano Consortium of Italy certainly thinks you can. That’s why they’re suing America’s longest-running soap opera.
Alex Swerdloff
5.25.16
Cheese

Swiss Cheese Has Been Made in the Alps Since Prehistoric Times

An international team of scientists has found that cheese was made in what is now Switzerland as far back as the first millennium BC.
Alex Swerdloff
4.27.16
cheesemaking

Artisan Cheesemaking Has Arrived in India

Tina Khan, an artisan cheesemaker in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, is one of a select few trying to pioneer cheese in the country.
Barbara Woolsey
4.25.16
Cheese

These Artisanal Cheese Producers Are Making a Difference in Kenya

Brown's Cheese started as an exercise in independence 35 years ago, and now it's one of the only artisanal cheesemaking operations in East Africa, churning out mascarpone, feta, cheddar, Camembert, Brie, halloumi, Parmesan, and more.
Diana Hubbell
4.2.16
Cheese

The Dairy State’s Master Cheesemaker Won’t Answer Your Emails

Gary Grossen, the master cheesemaker at the University of Wisconsin, lives and breathes cheese—so much so that it's nearly impossible to reach him by cell phone or email.
Nick Woods
2.16.16