It´s Christmas time! Gustav and I over the course of this year tried out and enjoyed so many old and new friends that we didn’t always manage to share our prey.
So as a Christmas countdown we challenged ourselves to present a new cheese every day! We will also have X-mas present ideas and of course some taste descriptions for easier dinner party show-offs. Stay tuned! 🥂🧀🍾
I can tell you – there is always one more cheese one has not yet heard of or tasted! Last weekend while I was admiring the astonishing 5th century frescoes of Ravenna, Italy, Gustav used the waiting time to sneak an oozy gem into our suitcase – Squacquerone di Romagna DOP.
Cheese 2019 – I am sure that as a fellow cheese lover going to the bi-annual festival “Cheese” in Bra, Italy is for you, as it was for me, a long-held dream. With 300.000 visitors in 2017 and over 400 exhibitors this year it is one of the biggest and also most important cheese festivals in the world. I finally got to go this year, and for those of you who couldn´t make it I put together some impressions from my visit.
I wanted to write this blog post for a while – but was thinking “who doesn´t know Willi Schmid – Swiss Mastermind of Cheese? “ The next thought then was that if one writes about him, one should or probably must write a book.
But I figured both might not be entirely true and therefore for all the people who do not yet know Willi Schmid and his cheeses I share the fruits of my research.
Say Cheese! – Some of you might have seen on Instagram or in the media that formaggiastic together with the photographer Natascha Auenhammer organized an exhibition dedicated to our beloved friends the cheeses. We could also win Wolfgang Bäuml and Christiane Spatt as participating artist.
“Say cheese” playfully adressed the question of wether there is common ground between cheese and art. And if cheese is an art or if art is maybe cheese.