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.
Why is all the cool stuff in London?! They now have a Cheese Bar (which just opened a couple of weeks ago) and, starting in June, The Cheese Bus will be taking passengers all around London to various places where artisan cheese is sold. Hold that bus!!!
Popular Festival: Cheesetopia is a cheese tasting event which rotates every year between 3 midwest locations. Next April (2018) it will be in Milwaukee. We’re telling you this now, because this year’s Cheesetopia Minneapolis (April 9th) sold out (500 tickets) in 7 hours! So, when you hear that tickets are available, you might want to get right on it! – click here
European Invasion: Canada has a new trade agreement with Europe which will allow Europeans (nobody knows who exactly) to export cheese to Canada (tariff free). The amount will equal 2-3% of the market, and the impact on Canadian cheese makers is anybody’s guess. – click here
Why Dairy in Our Diets?: Here’s a 1 minute BBC recording of an advisor to the National Osteoporosis Society warning that young people are not getting enough calcium in their “dairy-free” diets. (It seems dairy has been getting a bad rap) – click here
Recipe of the Month: Pull-Apart Cheesy Garlic Loaf. This fabulous bread from Bon Appetit can be assembled 3 days ahead, which makes it a keeper in our book! – click here
Rough Day: Have you ever been to the Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling in England, where contestants chase a 9 pound round of Double Gloucester down a steep hill? The next one is scheduled for May 29th. Check out this video:
See you next month and happy cheese making!