This Week at Saxelby Cheesemongers…
Cheese & Sake at Family Recipe,
Plus Cheese Sculptor Sarah Kaufmann on Cutting the Curd!
Cheese & sake. Fermented odd couple or match made in heaven?
We definitely believe the latter to be true!
Our first ever cheese & sake pairing prompted us to do a little bit
of research about this delicious quaffable tradition…
Here’s a little sake trivia for your Monday morning
(hey, why the heck not?)
There are over 80 varieties of rice used to make sake.
than it is to making wine
(which makes it a great culinary companion for cheese!)
back to the third century AD.
and competition was organized.
The Japanese call true sake ‘Nihonshu’
Join us next Tuesday night, December 6th,
for a three course prix fixe menu featuring
cheese & sake pairings at Family Recipe,
a delicious new Japanese joint on the
Lower East Side.
For reservations ($60)
call Family Recipe at 212-529-3133
Tune in to Cutting the Curd today from 4:30-5:00pm
on the Heritage Radio Network, or download the show
as a podcast and listen anytime!
Ever heard of a cheese sculptor? On today’s episode of
Cutting the Curd, Sarah Kaufmann, ‘The Cheese Lady’
will give us the skinny on what it takes to craft marvels
like alligators, aircraft carriers,
and effigies of Jay Leno from gigantic blocks of cheese!
Got questions for Cutting the Curd? Ideas for future shows?
Tell us what you want to hear!
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Visit saxelbycheese.com for our full selection of cheesy packages,
gift certificates, and more! We ship all across the country,
so what are you waiting for?