All Things Cheese

Add Some Pizzazz to your Mac & Cheese

Add Some Pizzazz to your Mac & Cheese

In honour of National Mac & Cheese Day, we at The Cheese Wedge are excited to share our favourite cheeses to take your macaroni and cheese to the next level. Whether you're a traditionalist or an adventurous foodie, the right cheese can transform your dish into a gourmet delight. Gruyère: Known for its nutty and slightly sweet flavour, Gruyère melts beautifully and adds a creamy texture. Fontina: This cheese melts smoothly and brings a mild, buttery flavour to your mac and cheese. Gouda: Both regular and smoked Gouda offer a rich, slightly sweet flavour. Smoked Gouda can add a delightful...

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Cheesy Hors D'oeuvres Ideas

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Cheesy Hors D'oeuvres Ideas

Let’s dive into the delectable world of hors d'oeuvres, those small yet sophisticated bites that level up any gathering. Whether you’re hosting an elegant soirée, a casual get-together, or a fun backyard party, cheesy hors d'oeuvres are sure to impress your guests. Join us as we explore some creative and delicious ideas to add cheesy charm to your next event. And of course - all the types of cheese mentioned in this article are available right here at The Cheese Wedge!   1. Mini Caprese Skewers with Mozzarella Balls Caprese skewers are a fresh and vibrant addition to any appetizer...

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Behind the Rind: The Art of Cheese Aging

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Behind the Rind: The Art of Cheese Aging

At The Cheese Wedge, we’re passionate about cheese in all its glorious forms. One of the most intriguing aspects of cheesemaking is the aging process. Aging cheese is a delicate art that transforms the flavours, textures, and complexities of cheese, creating the rich and diverse profiles that cheese lovers cherish. Join us as we take you behind the scenes to explore the fascinating world of cheese aging. The Science and Art of Cheese Aging Cheese aging, also known as affinage, involves carefully controlling the environment in which cheese matures. This process can take anywhere from a few weeks to several...

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RECIPE: French Lentil Salad with Bleu Cheese

RECIPE: French Lentil Salad with Bleu Cheese

Enjoy the delicious blend of earthy Puy lentils, fresh vegetables, and creamy blue cheese in this French lentil salad. Tossed in a tangy red wine vinaigrette and sprinkled with aromatic herbs, this salad offers a satisfying mix of flavours and textures. It's a perfect dish for a light and tasty meal or a flavourful side. Garnish with fresh lemon wedges to add a bright finishing touch. Dive into this delightful salad and savour every bite!   Ingredients 2 cups Puy lentils, rinsed 1 carrot, peeled and chopped 1 small yellow onion, chopped 10 tbsp. olive oil 5 tbsp. red wine...

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RECIPE: Baked Camembert Alfredo Pasta

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RECIPE: Baked Camembert Alfredo Pasta

If you love camembert and comfort food, this one's for you! This recipe brings together creamy alfredo sauce with Camembert cheese, tagliatelle pasta, prosciutto, spinach, and parmesan cheese for a delightful flavour combination. Whether you're cooking for a cozy night at home or a special occasion, this dish is sure to be a hit!   INGREDIENTS 250g wheel of camembert 2 small garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2 rosemary sprigs, leaves picked 3 tbsp olive oil 200g tagliatelle 200ml double cream 2 large handfuls of baby spinach leaves 3 tbsp grated parmesan 4 slices prosciutto, torn   STEP 1Heat the oven to 375F....

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