While Europe is awash in sheep milk cheeses (think pecorino, manchego, Basque), we are just discovering these nutritious, protein-rich cheeses in the U.S. We’re going Behind the Rind with Claire to discover the beauty and magic of sheep milk and what makes these cheeses so good.
October is American Cheese Month and Joe Moreda painstakingly created Grazin’ Girl, a creamy blue that is a Venissimo favorite and delicious addition to the American artisinal cheese scene.
Karrie Kimble from Philosophy Foods is dedicated to introducing the best olives and olive products to America. She will share her favorites with us and we’ll learn key differences between types and discover which ones pair best with certain cheeses.
Rennet, the great separator of curds from whey, is often misunderstood. Claire dives in to share the different types available and what makes them different. It’s a walk through 10,000 years of history in just 22 minutes.
Artisan cheeses are slowly making headway in parts of Asia, a continent that’s vast, very vast! We the Dairy Maidens will be wrapping up our first season with a Two Part Episode: Cheeses in Asia. We will take you to the deliciousness of India and end up in subtle, delicate Japan (which now has more than 200 cheese makers!).