THE CHEESE (B)LOG

November 23, 2015

This Cheese Stands Alone… by Daniel Sirko

When people learn I’m a cheesemonger, a question that often pops up is “So what’s your deserted island cheese?” You know, the only one you could have every day for the rest of your life. That’s easy – a well-aged Gruyère – as superb for eating as it is for cooking. But someone just asked, “What’s your death row cheese?” A little grim, […]
January 27, 2016

We’ve got the Blues… in a Good Way

So what’s our favorite blue right now?  It depends on which cheesemonger at Marché you ask. Maureen:  Roquefort is a raw blue sheep cheese from Southern France and the second most popular cheese in France behind Comté.  The overall flavor sensation begins slightly mild, evolves to sweet, then smoky, and fades to a salty finish. Why my favorite?  Because it is […]
May 22, 2017

Smokey Blue + Apple Cole Slaw

This is a quick and easy side dish to serve with grilled foods and other hearty fare that highlights the smoked-tinged blue cheese from Rogue Creamery.   For a little variation, top with crumbled bacon or chopped caramelized walnuts. 2 cups mayonnaise ¼ cup grainy mustard 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon fresh ground pepper 6 […]