Discovering Organic Cheese  

November 15, 2017 | CheeseTrail

When was the last time you searched out organic cheese and what is it? And which cheesemakers in California make organic cheese? Organic certification of cheese comes down to the animals, […]

Care for a bit of Cheese by the Lake?

September 13, 2017 | CheeseTrail

I remember coming to Marin French Cheese Company as a child and drooling over their Breakfast Cheese, a tiny round of a young cheese.  It’s like they wrapped it, not […]

How to Store Your Cheese

August 16, 2017 | CheeseTrail

You just ate a bit of the cheese you brought home from the store. But what do you do with the rest? First thing to know is, your cheese is […]

Should I Eat the Cheese Rind?

July 19, 2017 | CheeseTrail

“Can I – or should I – eat the rind of my cheese?”   Great question. And absolutely you can. Of course, it totally depends on preference. It’s always easiest – […]

Modesto Goats & Nuttiness – Nicolau Farms

June 13, 2017 | CheeseTrail

Walter Nicolau of Nicolau Farms started with one goat. That turned into 200. As a descendant of Portuguese immigrants from the Azores who came to America and had a cow dairy, Walter […]

The California Cheese Map is Out!

January 23, 2017 | CheeseTrail

For the first time EVER, a map shows you every open cheesemaker in California. Address, hours and tour instructions included. Traveling Highway 99 in the Central Valley? You’ve been passing some pretty […]