cheese

Purple Haze Fresh Chevre

If you’ve tuned into the most recent episode of The Board and Wire podcast you’d know that I talked a lot about fresh, seasonal goat cheese (see what I did there?).
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Specifically one of the cheeses I mentioned are the spectacular fresh chevre (meaning “fresh goat cheese” for those just joining us) coming out of Cyprus Grove Creamery in California.  So think of this as a kind of post-podcast follow up.  A great way to tie in what I’ve been discussing on the air waves with the visual element of the blog.  Now if only smell-o-vision were a thing.  No?  Well, that’s probably for the best.
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Probably the most well known of all of Cyprus Groves Chev (short for “Chevre”) is the delightful little hockey puck shaped cheese called Purple Haze.  The cheese maker definitely has a flair for cute names for their product (see: Lamb Chopper) but don’t let the kitsch fool you.
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Churning out amazing cheeses year after year without sacrificing quality for quantity.  Even though it was announced just yesterday that Cyprus Grove is being purchased by Swiss cheese company Emmi-Roth, Mary is staying at the helm.  Meaning that some of the best fresh chev in the nation will continue to flow from the cheese making rooms of Cyprus Grove.
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