The Making of Parmigiano-Reggiano D.O.C.

  Parmigiano-Reggiano D.O.C.- what can I say?  One of the best hard cheeses on the planet.  Not the imitations sometimes labeled Parmesan or Italian Hard Cheese found in many grocery stores throughout the States and certainly not the appalling, grated, shelf-stable, tasteless stuff packed in tubular cardboard packages.  I’m talking about the amazing cheese made […]

Homemade Yogurt

Recently, I was driving through farm country up and over the mountain behind my house in Switzerland when I passed a sign advertising farm fresh fruits and vegetables.  After driving through orchards, I reached a beautiful farm at the end of the road.  I was expecting a typical outdoor farm stand, like the many found […]