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.
A Cheesemonger's Influence
Today we have two fun guests from the cheese world joining us in the Cutting the Curd HRN Studio in Bushwick - Joe chats with Emilia D'Albero aka @Punkrockparmigiano & @Emdalbero of Formaticum and Cat Pickei aka @Catdreamsofcheese from Murray's- hear why they think a cheesemonger's daily work at the counter influences so many critical elements in our cheese world... from a cheese's life span to setting trends that go beyond the counter!
Recorded Live at the Art of Cheese Festival: Huma Siddiqui-Seitz of White Jasmine Cheese, Madeline Kuhn pf Emmi Roth, and Pam Hodgson of Sartori Cheese
Recorded live in the Podcast Lounge at the Art of Cheese Festival in Madison, Wisconsin, Cutting the Curd spoke with three women in cheese who are changing the landscape of the Dairy State. Huma Siddiqui-Seitz joined H Conley from HRN to discuss the relationship between food and culture, and her goals for her company, White Jasmine; Madeline Kuhn shares her journey in cheese and describes the process of Product Development at Emmi Roth; Pam Hodgson of Sartori Cheese is currently one of only two women to have the title of Master Cheesemaker. She explains what this title means, and her path to get here.
Cutting Edge Conversations: Uncovering the Craft with Martijn Bos of Boska Food Tools
In this episode of Cutting the Curd, we sit down with Martijn Bos, the innovative mind behind Boska Food Tools, a company dedicated to revolutionizing the world of cheese tools and accessories. Martijn shares his passion for cheese tools and discusses the creative process behind designing unique cheese tools that enhance the cheese experience. Join us for a fascinating conversation on the art and science of cheese cutting and serving!
Steve Jones, Cheese World Ambassador
This week, Joe interviews cheese book author, 2011 CMI champ, and bonafide Cheese Ambassador Steve Jones. Over the last 20+ years, Steve has owned and operated 5 cheese businesses, and has since left the cheese counter in 2020 to pursue work in cheese distribution. Let's hear what led him on his journey as he charts the course in his cheese filled world!
The Allure of Wisconsin: Three Cheesemakers Tell Their Stories
Recorded live in the HRN Podcast Lounge at the Art of Cheese Festival in Madison, WI in September, we sat down with cheesemakers Orphee Paillotin, Marieke Penterman, and Ricardo Gutierrez Cruz to talk about moving to Wisconsin from other countries and making cheese in the state known as "America's Dairyland".
Cheese Pro By Day, Comedy Pro By Night
Tune in this episode when Joe interviews Cheese Professional Jeff Buck, who daylights as a cheese monger and moonlights as a comedian in the LA area circuit and beyond. Hear how Jeff runs bits and cheese anecdotes on and off the stage, and how his good work at the cheese counter has helped him produce three different comedy shows in the LA area - you might hear a cheese parody or anecdote or celebrity impression too- tune in to hear more about what Jeff's been up to!
Great pod, thanks for your work!
An excellent podcast with all of the ins and outs of the cheese industry. As someone starting a small creamery, I’m listening to this all the time.
love listening to this pod :) it’s super informative. As a former cheesemonger it helps me keep up to date with convos in the industry.
Awesome Podcast- so informational!