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Smy Goodness Podcast : Food History & Food Art

Dec 20, 2017

It’s a perfect symphony of seasonality. Many cheeses that we enjoy at Christmas have been made in the summer and are just coming in to peak maturity around the holidays. What’s your cheese? British classics or continental cheeses? Are you someone who goes for the cheese board rather than a pudding? Luckily at Christmas you can sample ALL the cheeses and all the puddings! It's a perfectly delicious puzzle when choosing ones post Christmas dinner plate of cheeses and pairing them with chutneys, crackers, sweet wines and ports.


Floris van Dyck (c. 1575–1651) Still Life with Cheeses, c. 1615

Medieval illustration of cheese makers