Monforte’s local cheese renaissance

The story of Ruth Klahsen and her dairy are well-known in Ontario’s local food world. Montforte Dairy has a loyal – and growing – following of fans devoted to the agricultural values it espouses and the cheeses it produces. So devoted, in fact, that they have raised about half a million dollars as members of […]

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A food nerd’s mountain top lunch

My brother called me a food nerd today. I guess he’s right when I consider what I was doing to make him call me that. We are in Switzerland this week and today we were in a mountaintop restaurant above Zermatt, having lunch. As soon as my lunch arrived, the first thing I did was […]

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Niagara’s golden cheese

I am absolutely in love with cheese. Maybe even more so than with chocolate, although that can be debatable depending on the day. So it was a good day this past Saturday when I discovered a little piece of cheese heaven – Upper Canada Cheese Company. The tiny artisan creamery is located in the village […]

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