Artisan Cheese Gone Wild

A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the cheesemonger smack down, called “The Best Bite”. Two dozen of the Northern California’s best cheesemongers were given a block of artisan cheese from one of the festival participants. They had to create a sumptuous bite using a taste of that cheese with other ingredients…

A Mouthful of Sunshine

In walking through the San Rafael Farmers Market one recent Sunday, I was captivated by the overwhelming variety of honey carried at the Marshall Farm stall.   After tasting several types, I settled on a jar of flowery orange blossom, which tasted like eating a warm, sweet ray of sunshine. Returning home with my bounty,…