Tag: Cheese

Making Cheese in La Belle Province Part 2

The Friday Gathering, a massive migraine and the quest to stay hydrated were all part of my Friday while I was in Quebec. I woke up at 4:30 AM to start my day, the room was pitch black and it was still too bright…

Making Cheese in La Belle Province – Part I

Every once and a while an opportunity comes along that you just cannot pass up. So, when I had the opportunity to travel to Sainte-Élizabeth de Warwick, in Quebec and visit Jean Morin and his team at Fromagerie du Presbytère, it was so easy…

Almost A Year On The Winding Road or How The Time Flies!

Every time I sit down to type out a blog post I get side tracked with a customer order, an email from my business partner or I am just too tired to type.  They are good distractions to have from a business point of view,…

Cheesemaking Workshops on Open Farm Day – Northlands Park

The League of YEG Home Cheesemakers was invited to meet at Northlands Park as part of their commitment to Urban and Sustainable Agriculture.  People have been making cheese at home for centuries so it is a good fit for both organizations.  As part of…

All Revved Up to Try Winners of the 2015 Canadian Cheese Grand Prix

If you love cheese, especially Canadian Cheese, and a friend asks you if you want to try a selection of winners of the 2015 Canadian Cheese Grand Prix including the Grand Champion what do you do?  You say yes of course!

The Cheese Well Traveled – Ontario Cheese Comes West

In country as big as Canada there are bound to be cheeses that never leave their home regions or are not known well enough by local cheesemongers to bring them in.  Thanks to an internet cheese friend, yes that is a thing, I was…

A Canadian Amateur Cheese Making Competition – Yes Please!

Calling all Canadian Home Cheese Makers – The Great Canadian Cheese Festival is looking at adding a Cheese Making Competition/Awards for those of us who make cheese at home.  Right now they are looking to see if there is interest from the home cheese…

On The Blue Road To Stilton – Last Cheese Of 2014…Part 1

I have toyed with lactic blues over the past few months with varied success, but as 2014 drew to a close it was time to buckle down and make a proper blue.  With so many choices, I thought the classics don’t go out of…

A Year In Cheese – The Big 3!

I have been tempted to take the next few weeks off from writing and concentrate on Family and personal cheese making, but I have some pictures that I wanted to share.  They from a Yukon Raft tasting, but of two of “The Big 3” cheese…

Product Review – Woolwich Dairy’s Coco Loco Chèvre Spread and Giveaway!

I get a lot of companies sending me emails asking me to review their product, 99.9% of them have nothing to do with cheese.  So when I received an email from Woolwich Dairy asking me if I would review their new flavour of Chèvre…

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