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Category: Cheese Dishes

Watermelon Blueberry and Radish Salad with Laura Chenel’s Goat Cheese Medallions

Watermelon Blueberry and Radish Salad with Laura Chenel’s Goat Cheese Medallions

Salad lovers are in sheer heaven now and will be through the rest of the summer.  The ingredients for perfect salads are everywhere. And the earliest part of the season yields the tenderest of greens. Arugula has its bite but it’s far from bitter which […]

Ploughman’s Cheddar and Onion Marmalade Tart

Ploughman’s Cheddar and Onion Marmalade Tart

A couple of weeks ago, I returned from “A Cheddar Odyssey”, an offering from Cheese Journeys, who, as their name implies, runs tours that combine Culture, Exploration and Cheese. Lots and lots of cheese.   It’s one of those trips that beguiles you long after you’ve […]

Parmesan and Pancetta Toasts

Parmesan and Pancetta Toasts

I love pasta in all its forms and I serve it at least once a week. Since I seem to be incapable of making two servings of sauce, inevitably we end up with a freezer full of single portions.  I do not always label these. […]

Fresh from my Cheese Journey: Broccoli and Blue Cheese Soup

Fresh from my Cheese Journey: Broccoli and Blue Cheese Soup

If you follow me on Instagram, you know I’ve been in England these past two weeks on an incredible trip.  I joined Cheese Journeys, a remarkable travel company that specializes in taking Cheese aficionados on in-depth Cheese Tours. We went from London to Wiltshire, Devon […]

Enchiladas Suizas with Mexican Cole Slaw

Enchiladas Suizas with Mexican Cole Slaw

The Battle of Puebla        Once again we’re celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a tried and true favorite.  This post is the # 2 most viewed page in all of Chewing the Fat’s history.   This sensational recipe for Enchiladas is hundreds of […]

These wonderful biscuits may bring back the Cheese Tray for Dessert

These wonderful biscuits may bring back the Cheese Tray for Dessert

Cheese for Dessert?   The Europeans have served it for years.  Along with some fresh or preserved fruits, or a dessert wine, any fine cheese can be turned into a dessert course. And any cheese course can be greatly enhanced with a discovery we made at […]

Vicarious Lunching…and a recipe for a Roquefort Terrine with Walnut Crème Glace

From The Daily Meal: A Five-Course Lunch to Celebrate New York’s Cheese Week By Monte Mathews Staff Writer A celebratory meal at Bar Boulud welcomes the French Cheese Board to New York The start of the French Cheese Board’s Cheese Week in New York City, […]

Three Great Additions to your Fall Cheese Boards: Sweet and Savory Bacon Jam, Fromage Fort and Toasted Walnuts and Raisins

 Top Left: Sweet and Savory Bacon Jam.  Center: Toasted Walnuts and Raisins Right: Fromage Fort           Simplicity itself: Toasted Walnuts and Raisins Fromage Fort with Garlic and Pepper I am always on the look-out for ways to freshen the tried and true.   […]

Braised Chickpeas with Spinach and Haloumi with Crisp Onions and Mojo Verde

         This dish really ought to come with a passport.  It has undercurrents of India with its cumin and coriander.  But the Haloumi cheese is pure Greek. The chickpeas could be Indian or Italian or German. And if we called them “Garbanzos”, […]