Four Cheeses To Make Dad's Day

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Four Cheeses To Make Dad's Day

Laura Downey

This Father's Day, indulge your dad's taste buds with the most delicious selection of cheeses. We have curated a list of four cheeses that are perfect for every dad who loves cheese. The first on our list is Westcombe Cheddar. Westcombe is a classic English farmhouse cheddar made with raw...

A CHEESEMONGER IN LA MANCHA. MY TRIP TO QUESERIA 1605

Laura Downey

My name is Matthew Rose, and I have been with Fairfield/Greenwich Cheese Company for seven years; for the last five years, I have enjoyed being our Lead Cheesemonger. I work closely with Chris and Laura and our staff of cheesemongers to ensure that each team member operates at the height...

FOUR ESSENTIAL CHEESES FOR A SUPER BOWL CHEESEBOARD

Laura Downey

The Super Bowl calls for the ultimate snacks, and what is easier than creating a grazing board chock full of your favorite cheeses, cured meats, dips, and spreads?

SAVE THE EMMENTALER

Laura Downey

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Swiss Emmentaler and "Swiss cheese"? As the weather turns cooler this week, I thought I would take the opportunity to explain it. You see, Swiss cheese isn't one specific cheese. Not all cheese with holes is Swiss cheese, and not all...

The Top Five Myths About Cheese

Laura Downey

Whether you call it misinformation, a myth, or fake news when it comes to cheese, the amount of wrong information out there is quite staggering.

Seven Tips For A Great Cheese Counter Experience

Laura Downey

I know that stepping into a cheese shop and up to the counter is an intimidating proposition for some people. There it is, a cheese case full of cheeses with names you don't recognize and people behind the counter who seem to possess cheese genius. No wonder most Americans opt...

A CHEESE AND BUBBLY PAIRING GUIDE

Laura Downey

Whether it's Prosecco from Italy, Cava from Spain, Champagne from France, or sparkling wine from the US, bubbly wines are the perfect match for an array of cheeses.

Magical Mountain Cheese

Laura Downey

What do Gruyere, Comte, Challerhocker, and Emmentaler all have in common? They are all mountain cheeses.

Baked Winnimere

Laura Downey

There are times when doing a big fondue or raclette dinner is just too much for the occasion. Enter baked Winnimere.

Navigating The Cheese Case While Pregnant

Laura Downey

Lately, we've noticed an uptick of people asking for only pasteurized cheeses leading us to think there may be a pending baby boom in Fairfield County. Believe it or not, cheesemongers are often the first to know! We know it can be a bit stressful navigating the food world during...

A Raclette Primer

Laura Downey

Raclette comes from the French word racler, which means "to scrape." It's a cheese traditionally eaten in the Swiss and French Alps. Cow herders used to take the cheese with them when they moved cows from the valley pastures up into the mountains. In the evenings around the fire, they...

Fairfield Cheese Company's House Fondue

Laura Downey

Is there anything more comforting than melted cheese? Although we encourage eating it all year round, we start craving it when the air turns crisp, and fall is here. Fondue can be anything you'd like it to be - dress it up for New Year's Eve, cuddle up for a...