Life on a Farm: Milking Sheep, Making Cheese. Part 1

As many of you may know, I love cheese. Recently, I went on a journey that marked a time of momentous learning and growth in my cheesy life. I spent the week at La Moutonniere, in Ste-Helene-de-Chester, Quebec, where I learned to make cheese, milk sheep and most importantly, survive without cell phone reception!! Continue reading

THE CAKE OPERA

I wanted to let you all know about a fantastic Cake Design shoppe that has emerged on a relatively low-key (occasionally desolate) block of Eglinton Ave W in Toronto… CAKE OPERA Continue reading

The Great Canadian Cheese Festival: Media Event!

On Monday I had the pleasure of attending a media event for the upcoming Great Canadian Cheese Festival! Continue reading

A Trip to a Farm

Good Morning Cheese Lovers! In less than an hour I depart on a week-long journey to learn how to make cheese! I will be driving to Ste-Helene de Chester, QC to spend a few days hanging out with Alastair MacKenzie … Continue reading

And The Award Goes To…

WHEW, What a night!!! Last night was the Canadian Cheese Grand Prix Gala at the Palais Royale where the winners of best cheeses of 2011 were announced. I was lucky enough to have been invited and it was a very … Continue reading

The 2011 Canadian Cheese Grand Prix

Tonight is the 2011 Canadian Grand Prix Gala where the winners of the Best Cheeses of 2011 will be announced… and I’m lucky enough to have an invitation to attend! Continue reading

The Great Canadian Cheese Festival – A Contest!!

Introducing the Great Canadian Cheese Festival! I am so excited to announce that Georgs and his team have offered me a pair of tickets to give away to the Saturday All-Day Tasting Seminar Program (june 4) at the Festival! This is going to be a great day full of cheese education, perfect for any cheese lover!! Continue reading

Le Migneron de Charlevoix

Today I tasted a Canadian Classic, Le Migneron de Charlevoix. Here are my tasting notes! Continue reading

Cows are good for more than just cheese – I Heart Cheese & Beef!

You know I love cheese but I thought it was time you knew a bit more about me! I was a very picky eater as a child – ok, I was really a picky eater until 2 years ago! I always liked cheese… Continue reading

You’re Hot then you’re Cold: What’s the perfect temp for cheese?

How long do you leave your cheese out of the fridge for before chowing down? If the answer is “no time at all,” it’s time to change your ways!
One of the ways to truly appreciate your amazing cheese is to serve it up at room temperature. Continue reading