Cheese

009: Caputo Brothers Creamery with Rynn Caputo

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Today’s guest is Rynn Caputo from Caputo Brothers Creamery in Spring Grove, Pennsylvania where she specializes in traditional mozzarella and ricotta cheese making.

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In today’s episode, Rynn and I discuss:

  • her experience cooking her way through twenty regions in Italy

  • what she calls a “scam” in the mozzarella industry

  • her use of sea salt brine from deep under the Appalachian Mountains

    … and much more·     

Check out the resources Rynn recommends:

Connect with Rynn:

Caputo Brothers Creamery

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007: Yellow Springs Farm with Al and Catherine Renzi

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Today’s guests are Al and Catherine Renzi from Yellow Springs Farm in Chester County, PA where they have a native plant nursery and craft award winning artisanal cheeses from the milk of their Nubian goats.  

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In today’s episode, Al, Catherine and I discuss:

  • what inspired them to start a native plant nursery and goat farm

  • their experience making ravioli in Piedmont and ricotta cheese in Sicily

  • how the names of their cheeses often reflect the terroir at Yellow Springs Farm

  • … and much more

Check out the resources Al and Catherine recommends:

Where you can purchase Yellow Springs Farm Cheese

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005: Valley Milkhouse with Stefanie Angstandt

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Today’s guest is Stefanie Angstandt of Valley Milkhouse where she crafts award winning artisan cheese in the heart of Oley Pennsylvania’s agricultural Valley. Stefanie graduated from Brown University and quit her day job in her mid-twenties to pursue a career in cheese making. 

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In today’s episode, Stefanie and I discuss:

  • traditional European cheese making

  • what inspired her to make cheese in the first place and

  • her experience working on farmstead operations in France, Spain, Turkey and India

  • …and much more

Check out the resources Stefanie recommends:

WWOOF (Working Weekends on Organic Farms) International
Avalanche Cheese Company

Connect with Stefanie:

Valley Milkhouse

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002: Clover Creek Cheese Cellar with Dave and Terry Rice

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Today’s guests are Dave and Terry Rice, master cheese makers at Clover Creek Cheese Cellar, a farmstead cheese operation in Williamsburg, PA.

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In today’s episode, Dave, Terry and I discuss:

  • their travels across the USA, Argentina, Africa, and Iceland to learn about cheese and yogurt

  • how the flavor of cheese varies based on the pasture where their cows feed

  • where they would go next to learn from a master cheese maker

  • making, storing, and eating cheese

  • …and much more

Check out the resources Dave and Terry recommended:

Books:

Websites:

Podcasts

Connect with Dave and Terry:

Clover Creek Cheese Cellar

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