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    The Inaugural Tasting: La Bonne Vie Brie

    by  • July 17, 2012 • 0 Comments

    It’s time for the first ever Curdist tasting! I was thinking about calling it a review, but I’m hardly qualified to pass judgment on the fine cheesemakers of the world, so I think we’ll go with ‘tasting.’ The highly selective process used to determine such a prestigious position is top secret, but I can...

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    What the Fromage?! This Week’s Weird Cheese Finds

    by  • June 4, 2012 • 1 Comment

    One of the things that drove me to start this blog and indeed get into cheese in the first place is the incredible variety, creativity, and obscure traditions that exist within the world of finely aged milk boogers. Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between things that genuinely taste great and those that...

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    If You Bedazzle it, They Will Come

    by  • June 1, 2012 • 0 Comments


    British Cheesemakers Long Clawson Dairy have recently released what is now known as the world’s most expensive cheese. Why is it so expensive? Well, as you can see it is literally coated in gold leaf. When vying for the title of “Most Expensive X,” I’ve always felt like it was kind of cheating to...

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