Featuring interviews with notable cheesemakers, cheesemongers, and cheese-lovers, Cutting the Curd is an informative, occasionally irreverent, but always cheesy look at the curdy, the nerdy, and the downright funky world of artisan cheese.
Meet The Cheese Culture Coalition
Today Carlos welcomes three incredible women working to bring diversity to the Cheese industry. The Cheese Culture Coalition's mission is to promote equity and inclusion within the cheese industry by empowering BIPOC communities through education. We welcome Whitney Roberts (President), Agela Abdullah (Marketing Director), and Kyra James (Professor of Curriculum Development) to discuss their experiences working in the cheese industry, the formation of the CCC, and their plans for the future.
Diane interviews Alexandra Jones
Here Diane will discuss Alexandra's new book "Stuff every cheese lover should know." From the basics of what cheese is to terms every cheese lover should know, how to host a cheese tasting, how to make the ultimate grilled cheese, and much more!
Catching up with the DZTE
We hear from Rachel Juhl, Mary Quicke, and Peter Dixon on news from the DZTE and learn what inspires them to be part of this organization.
The Charcuterie and Cheese Box Boom
The proliferation of preorder cheese and charcuterie boards, boxes, cups, cones, plates since Covid's arrival. Some businesses existed before, others were born during the pandemic. We'll check in with a couple of these small business owners that I discovered- where else, on Instagram- to hear about how they got started, what the last 12 months have been like for them, what trends they see continuing post-pandemic.
Diane interviews Marissa Mullen author of 'That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life'
In this episode, we talk with Marissa Mullen about her favorite cheese pairings and her cool, new methods of cheese plating. Plus, we discover her epic journey from music into the cheese world. Have you ever heard of Cheese by Numbers?? It's been a hit on Instagram, and now she has a bestselling cookbook.
Interview with Epicure Foods, Celebrating their 50th Year Anniversary!
On today's episode we discuss Epicure Foods history of importing and distributing through the eyes of Jennifer Drezga, owner and CEO. She will take us through the humble beginnings of Epicure and mention the highlights leading to their 50th anniversary!