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 Place to Be: If you’re anywhere near Des Moines, Iowa on July 30th, drop everything and go to the ACS Festival of Cheeses. You’ll sample thousands of the cheeses from the ACS Judging & Competition (including the winners) and you’ll be able to buy all kinds of cheeses at a very deep discount on your way out. Only $60 – click here
Hot issue: GMO labeling is extremely complicated, but especially with regards to cheese. Vermont has decided that cheese is in the clear and does not require labeling because the purification of chymocin (rennet-like enzyme) results in a GMO free product – click here
Simple Recipe: Cauliflower is everywhere these days, fried, roasted, mashed, etc. Here’s a recipe that’s very simple but you can serve it as an appetizer or a side – Roasted Whole Cauliflower with Cheese Sauce – click here
Eating Out: Have you ever been to a restaurant where they brought out a large wheel of Grana Padana, carved out some of the middle and placed pasta, vodka, etc. in it until it’s creamy, then transferred it to your plate?!! Bocelli Ristorante on Staten Island – click here
International: Thailand has never been known for it’s cheese, but, as we know, cheese is becoming more and more popular all over the world. So, now, there is a new restaurant in Kathu, Phuket (Thailand) called “Only Cheese” and the pictures look fabulous! – click here
See you next month and happy cheese making!