Food Facts & Lore

Brie, King of Cheeses

Believe it or not, Brie is related to Mozzarella, Ricotta, Cottage Cheese and Cream Cheese in that it belongs to the soft fresh cheese family. But unlike these delicious cousins, Brie is ripened soft cheese. The rind is the tell-tale sign. ¬†Cheeses are categorized depending on the type of milk used, fat content, moisture content… Continue reading Brie, King of Cheeses

Food Facts & Lore, Fricassee of Words

Fricassee of Words – Say Cheese!

Fricassee: Meat cut into pieces and stewed in gravy. Fricassee of Words: Musings on food-inspired expressions, words and word play, with occasional bits and pieces of kitchen jargon too. Don't stir the pot, go fry an egg, two eggs in a basket are better than one hen in the bush... you get the picture by… Continue reading Fricassee of Words – Say Cheese!