You might notice that you aren't seeing as much local artisan cheese in stores the past few months. Winter months divulge cheese-making secrets: it’s a seasonal activity. Goat and cow milk production naturally follows seasonal cycles, waning in the fall and winter and escalating in the spring and summer after pregnancies and spring births have stimulated milk production. We … [Read more...] about Cheese and the Seasons
All about cheese by Tami Parr of the Pacific NW Cheese Blog
Tami is an expert on everything cheese in the Pacific Northwest, and has written some excellent articles for us - Selection, storage, handling, etc.
A large component of our (lack of) perception about cheese is that we simply do not have a centuries-old tradition of cheesemaking and cheese consumption By Tami ParrIn my last discussion about cheese here at Portland Food and Drink, several commenters mentioned price as a big part of their decision to buy (or not to buy) domestic artisan cheese. This intrigued me, so I’ve … [Read more...] about On the Price of Cheese