Posts tagged "cheese"
Pineapples and tea grown in the Azores; and creamy cheeses are worth the visit.

Pineapples and tea grown in the Azores; and creamy cheeses are worth the visit.

A while back, I had the pleasure of meeting a dignitary from The Azores, Portugal. When I told him I had a cruise stopping there, he immediately wrote down the products produced on the islands. Pineapples, a tea plantation and wines from Sao Miguel island. Ponta Delgada is the main city on the island and...
Vermont-Cake and Covered Bridges

Vermont-Cake and Covered Bridges

Our drive to King Arthur Flour in Norwich, Vermont was a dream come true for bakers like me. How I love their flours and other items for supreme baking! I use their online baking recipes and my sourdough breads come out so delicious. The company is employee owned and maybe sometime I’ll take one of...
Cheese cave on Goldfinch

Cheese cave on Goldfinch

Who doesn’t like really good cheese? Inside the cheese cave at The Patio on Goldfinch cheeses age, honeycomb from France sits and preserved fruits await their turn. The restaurant has tranquil atmosphere with a garden wall in the back and streams of light coming through the ceiling. I want to return for Sunday brunch sometime...
Cheesy sandwiches making me melt

Cheesy sandwiches making me melt

Who doesn’t like a grilled cheese sandwich!  I never knew there were so many creative ways to make them until I watched cheese expert Laura Werlin make a cheese, chips and guacamole grilled cheese from her recipes. Laura has the best tips to make the perfect and tasty cheesy oozy insides with a toasted outside....
Gourmet food tour brings it all together

Gourmet food tour brings it all together

How could I not take the gourmet walking tour to learn and sample cheese and bread, and a few pastries? Tour guide Caroline Bujeau, said French food is all about fermentation to make the best flavors for bread, wine and cheese. So true. I mingled with cheese mongers in Laurent Dubois Cheese Shop which has...