Madame Fromage, aka Tenaya Darlington — the resident cheese expert at DiBruno Bros in Philadelphia and author of House of Cheese — presents her holiday cheese board for 2013, including a selection of great cheeses from Pennsylvania and New Jersey:
For the last several years, I’ve put together a holiday cheese sampler from the local area for Grid Magazine. This year’s board appears in the current issue, and I’m just dazzled by the selection. Look at those rinds, kittens! Look at that leaf-wrapped tuffet! Back in 2005 when I moved to Philadelphia from Wisconsin, the cheese scene was a sad landscape.
Now, eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey are churning out some luxe cats. Here’s what we’ve got on this cheese rink, moving counter-clockwise from the top of the board:
(Photo @2013 Grid Magazine)