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Coffee and Cheese: Turning Fantasy into Reality Part 2 – Espresso BellaVitano

Espresso BellaVitano photo courtesy of Sartori Company

Espresso BellaVitano photo courtesy of Sartori Company

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post,  coffee and cheese have been a favorite flavor fantasy formula since early childhood. It just seemed right that the nutty, sweet, bitter smells and tastes would fit perfectly together.  I imagined they would, only I was still a kid and coffee had yet to become my morning nectar from the Gods. Two cheesemakers obviously felt the same.

We continue the tasting from yesterday with Part 2- Espresso BellaVitano Continue reading

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Coffee and Cheese: Turning Fantasy into Reality Part 1-Barely Buzzed

Barely Buzzed photo courtesy of Beehive Cheese Co

Barely Buzzed photo courtesy of Beehive Cheese Co

My parents were big java drinkers and getting freshly ground coffee in the 70’s in our neighborhood meant going to Cheese World. The combined smell when we walked in the door of the ground beans and the sweet cheese always tantalized my taste buds. I couldn’t wait to be old enough to put the flavors together and see if my fantasy was as good as reality. It seems I was not alone in this fantasy world since not one, but TWO cheese makers created a coffee and cheese combination. So, who are these dream cheese-weavers and how do they stack up to the cozy fantasy? Part 1-Barely Buzzed! Continue reading

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