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How to Cut a Truckle
What is a Truckle?   truck·le /ˈtrəkəl/ noun – a small barrel-shaped cheese, especially Cheddar. How to Cut a Truckle of Cheese (from our friends at Quicke’s) 1. Using a sharp knife, find the edge of the cloth to cut into.   2. Using your hands, pull the first layer off the truckle. The layer will be wrapped around the side of the truckle.   3. Pull...
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New To Stock! Milton Creamery Morning Harvest
  Morning Harvest draws on Milton Creamery’s expertise in creating cheddar style cheeses, while also allowing their Swiss and German roots to shine. This style of making cheese along with the proprietary blend of cultures results in a cheese that has an incredibly fruity aroma with a subtly sweet flavor and firm, yet sliceable texture. It truly is unique. Upon first taste,...
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New to Mediterranean Pre order – Selvatico
­­An intensely flavorful aged cheese made in the Bavarian Alps and aged in the Val d’Astico Valley of Italy. The cows graze on grass that grows in the mountain pastures, giving the cheese its vibrant golden color and its distinct terroir. The flavor density is high and reminiscent of an aged gouda, with strong notes of caramel and butterscotch. Its sweetness is complemented by...
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New to Stock! Olina’s Bakehouse Seeded Crisps
These delicious fruit and seed artisan crackers are loaded with natural and tasty ingredients. Baked in small batches for the best quality and light crispy texture. They are a satisfying accompaniment to any entertaining platter. Excellent with cheese, dips and other toppings. Cranberry & Pumpkin Seed Crisp Item #: M2955 Pack: 12/5.3 oz.     Fig & Almond Seeded...
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New to Stock! PRiMO Preserves
PRiMO is a small independent producer that create their own unique flavors and recipes and lovingly hand-craft them in small batches. They obsess over every detail- from the ingredients they source, to how they might pair with cheese, salumi and wine, and everything in between. On average, they cook their preserves for 1 minute or less, so the fruit’s natural flavor shines in...
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PRODUCER FEATURE – GRUYERE ALPAGE FROM RIGGISALP DAIRY
Production of Gruyere dates back to at least 1115, making it one of the world’s oldest cheeses. If we were to take a time machine back to a time before electricity and modern machinery, we would find Swiss farmers making cheese in almost the exact same manner Gruyere Alpage is being made this very day. So while we have not yet mastered time travel, we can momentarily put...
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New to Stock! Divina Jams
Peruvian Pepper Jam Item #: J1540 Pack: 12/8.5 oz Availability: Stock Origin: Peru A little sweet (from the piquillo peppers) plus a little spicy (from the Limo peppers) equals a lot of flavor. We love this jam on grilled cheese, roasted with veggies or thinned with some water or stock and used as a stir-fry sauce. Caramelized Onion Jam Item#: J1530 Pack: 12/7.6 oz Availability:...
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Paski Sir (Pag Island Cheese)
Though little known outside the country, Paški Sir is one of Croatia’s most beloved cheeses. It is made exclusively on the tiny island of Pag with milk from the indigenous breed of sheep known as the Paška Ovca. The producer Paška Sirana collects milk from 2500 of these low-yielding sheep (1/2 L per day), which feed on the salty grasses scattered throughout the rocky,...
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Introducing Whitney from Jasper Hill Farm
      Whitney is a Jasper Hill Creamery original, inspired by the classic, mid-elevation mountain cheeses of Europe. At Jasper Hill, people are the main ingredient; this stoic, reliable cheese pays homage to Jasper Hill’s longest-standing employee: the steadfast Tim Whitney. This raw milk cheese is made from grass-fed cows. During cheesemaking, lactose-rich whey is rinsed...
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New to Stock! Essex Manchego
Essex St. Cheese focuses on selecting and importing a limited range of iconic European cheeses. There are less than ten cheesemakers left in Spain making farmstead PDO Manchego artesano like the one we offer from Essex St. Cheese. It is hand selected at Finca Sierra de la Solana by Essex St. Cheese, purveyors of many of our favorites such as the L’amuse Signature Gouda. What’s...
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