A tidbit is a little piece of something BIG and that something is the big, big world of cheese. We know you’re kinda busy making your own “fabulous fromage,” so, every month (on the 15th), we’re going to scour the Web for you, picking out new items of interest and giving you the links. If we missed something, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org or in the comments below.
The World Cheese Awards were held in Spain in November. There were 3,021 cheeses submitted to 261 judges! This video captures the announcement of the winner and we defy you to watch it with dry eyes!
Fascinating Info: Did you know that The Cellars at Jasper Hill in Greensboro, Vermont has a lab where scientists work to design their starter cultures? In fact, because of their findings, Winnimere is made without any starter culture at all! – click here
New App: Finally, we can all be sophisticated! The creator of an app for pairing wine and cheese hopes to soon add to it with beer & cheese and champagne & cheese. You can filter by type of cheese, country of cheese, etc. – click here
Best Activity for Kids: GIANT grilled cheese sandwich video!- It takes hours to wait for the bread to rise, but this is a perfect cooking lesson for kids on a rainy day. (Blog article may follow soon!) – click here
Recipe of the Month: Tasty, moist Cheese Muffins. These are the perfect side dish for chili or soup or a breakfast meal – click here
Great Name: What do you call cheese that has no dairy in it? Fauxmage! There’s a new line of it in Canada and it’s very popular – click here
See you next month and happy cheese making!