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Archive for the 'cheese' Category

Spring in Melbourne

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

I was extremely fortunate to be able to spend some time with renown food writer / editor Ruth Reichl last weekend; attending a masterclass and a dinner with her for Melbourne Writers Festival. Like a similar workshop I under took with Richard Cornish a few months ago at the Wheeler Centre, I left the day […]

The Cheese is Here! Part 04/09

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

“Tuesday is Cheeseday” but thankfully not Mainland Cheese. This is my second delivery of Bruny Island Cheese. I read a few pre-emptive tweets on the way home, there’s the white box waiting for me when I get there. Inside … Left to Right: Ring-in Woodfire Toasted MuesliCow’s Milk FettaWoodfired oven roasted nutssaint: surfaced ripened “soft […]

Bruny Island Cheese follow up

Friday, July 24th, 2009

I joined the Bruny Island Cheese Club recently and their first box arrived a little while ago. I also ordered some Rare Food Berkshire Pork Rillettes and there was Quince and Rosemary Jelly to go with the cheese. On first opening the box, the unmistakable aroma of washed rind cheese whacked me about a bit. […]

The cheese is here! #03/09

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

I joined the Bruny Island Cheese Co. Cheese club a few weeks back after reading the rave reviews of some fellow tweeters. First order arrived today. Well packaged box, and well sealed. Boy! does that washed rind smell like … well a smelly washed rind cheese! Can’t wait to try the Oen I’ve only tried […]

The Christmas Cheese

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

Fromager de Clarines Cheese