TIP OF THE DAY: Emmental, The Real “Swiss Cheese”

The U.S. is not known for its food sophistication, knowledge or accuracy. Errors surround the most popular foods. Today’s focus is one of them, “Swiss cheese.” There is no Swiss product called “Swiss cheese,” just as there is no “French cheese,” “Italian cheese,” and so forth. It’s a generic reference, like “French wine” or “Italian…
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CHEESE: Piave Vecchio

It’s Columbus Day, so let’s celebrate a great Italian cheese. Here’s a favorite cheese of professional cheese buyer and guest blogger Jeff Shearer, of Mandi Foods: As the long summer days turn over to the cooler nights of autumn, our food choices move away from the fresh cheeses and lighter dishes to more of the…
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