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Joe Salonia, Cutting the Curd

Episode: 12

Welcome back to Pizza Quest! We recently did a show that we called Bourbon 101 (June 11), and have done other shows that celebrate artisanship in subjects adjacent to our usual focus on pizza (olive oil, mezcal, tomatoes, and various types of cheeses). But, when Joe Salonia, co-host of HRN’s podcast series, Cutting the Curd, offered to take me on a journey of his personal specialty cheese category, Swiss, it was impossible to resist. Joe is a national sales and marketing rep for Gourmino Cheese, makers of some of the finest Swiss-style cheeses in the world. To most Americans, the term “Swiss Cheese” is very confusing, so I asked Joe to take me by the hand and walk me through a tasting that would lift the veil and make me a semi-dangerous Swiss cheese expert. Taste along, if you’d like, and join us on a deep dive into the wonderful world of Swiss cheese!

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