Cheeseboard for a Potluck Dinner
September 15, 2005
The goal was to choose pasteurized cheeses that would be crowd pleasers and also would appeal to wide audience of cheese eaters.
Alta Robiola Bosina - Cow and sheep's milk from Langhe/Piedmonte region, a soft cheese with a bloomy rind.
Piave Vecchio – Hard aged cow’s milk from Italy with a fruity flavor. Vecchio means aged.
Valdeon – Spanish creamy mild blue.
La Tur – 3-milk (cow/goat/sheep) pasteurized cheese from Italy. Soft and spreadable - spoonable at room temperature with a mushroomy flavor.
Saenkanter – 3-year-old Dutch Gouda. Caramel flavors and crunchy salt crystals.
Nocturne – From Andante Dairy. Pasteurized Cow’s milk. A piquant flavor. Great with honey.
Starr Ridge Olive Oil minis & Red Onion Pistachio and Asiago Cheese Crackers
Partners Flatbread – Walla Walla Sweet Onion
Manuka 100% Raw Real Varietal Honey
Alemany Spanish Thyme Honey
Avocado Blossom Honey – raw, unfiltered from San Marcos Farms in Santa Barbara, CA
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