How to Smartly Use Parmigiano Reggiano

This salty-sweet cheese offers loads of nuanced flavor and umami — the savory, satisfying factor.

5 Things to Know About Parmigiano Reggiano

When you think of tradition, college sports, fraternities or annual family activities might come to mind. For me, the first thing that pops up is Parmigiano Reggiano. This cheese has been made the same way for 1,000 years.


Kite Hill: Traditional Cheese-Making Takes a Plant-Based Turn

What happens when a chef, a scientist and a cheesemaker put their heads together?

If this sounds like the set up for a cheesy joke, never fear! It’s actually the true story behind Kite Hill, maker of plant-based dairy products that pairs traditional cheesemaking methods with creamy, dreamy nut milk.


5 Must-Try Cheeses

When Cathy Strange, our celebrated global cheese buyer, recommends a cheese, we listen. Here are five of her favorites.

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Camembert

Ready to add a little funk to your cheese plate? Whole Foods Market global cheese buyer Cathy Strange goes behind the scenes with Hervé Mons, one of the world’s most renowned cheese affineurs.

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Brie Cheese

Brie is the little black dress of cheeses — not all Brie is created equal, so how do you know you’re getting the good stuff? Here are five things you should know about Brie.

3 Ways to Make a Cheese Plate

Be the toast of your holiday party with an elegant and delicious cheese plate. Here are three wow-worthy combinations to try at your next get-together.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cheddar Cheese

Cheddar may be the iconic cheese of childhood, so it’s understandable if as an adult, you think you know all about it. But it’s time to take another look. (Hint: It pairs well with beer!)

Explore the Delicious World of Sheep’s Milk Cheeses With Us — It’s Free!

Many cheesemongers believe the greatest cheeses in the world are made with sheep’s milk, and rightfully so. The buttery richness of sheep’s milk is perfectly suited to the cheesemaking process, creating cheeses that are often sweet, nutty and deliciously complex.


I Love Goat Cheese

Made with goat’s milk (of course!), goat cheeses range in taste from strong and pungent, to delicate and mild. They come in many shapes and delight with textures from creamy to crumbly to semi-firm. And who knew that something so simple could taste so good?


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