A quick guide to the basics of cooking, buying and eating cheese.
Quick Tips for Buying and Storing Cheese
Whether you shop for cheese at a large grocery store or a small, locally owned cheese shop, there are a few things you should always keep in mind. Knowing how to buy high-quality cheese, and how to store it, insures you will get your money’s worth.
Which Cheeses Have the Least Amount of Lactose?
Can people with lactose intolerance still enjoy cheeses?
What is Vegetarian Rennet?
If I'm vegetarian should I be concerned about the type of rennet used to make cheese?
Raw vs Pasteurized Issue
Learn about regulations for raw milk cheese sold in the United States
What Are the Crunchy White Crystals in Some Cheeses?
A sign of a well-aged cheese
Why Does Swiss Cheese Have Holes?
The holes in Swiss cheese are called "eyes"
Why Do Some Hard Cheeses Weep Liquid?
Is it normal for hard cheeses to seep out a little liquid?
What Are Cheese Maggots?
Cheese maggots can infest cheeses like Stilton and Roquefort
What Are Cheese Mites?
Cheese mites are found on the outside of some hard cheeses.
Cheese is primarily made from three types of milk: goat, sheep and cow
What is Mascarpone Cheese?
What does mascarpone taste like and what can it be used for?
What is an Affineur?
If you'd like a career in the world of cheese, consider becoming an affineur