We're talking cheese tools on this week's installment of Cutting the Curd! Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger talk with Kristy Hadeka and Sean Tice of Brooklyn Slate. Hear about how a graphic and fashion designer came to start a small company to plate cheese and serve beverages! Learn about the different processes that Kristy and Sean use to crack and extract slate. How did Kristy and Sean's families react to the idea of Brooklyn Slate? Later, Anne and Sophie call Martijn Bos of Boska in Amsterdam. Hear about Martijn's roots in the cheese world, and why he decided to build Boska into a company of cheese accessories. Hear about some of Martijn's products, such as the Partyclette and the cheese curler. Learn how you can implement Boska's tools into your cheesemaking and your kitchen! To wrap up the episode, Anne and Sophie share some of their favorite cheese accessories that they use in their homes and at Saxelby Cheesemongers! This episode has been brought to you by Hearst Ranch.

"The thinner the slice, the better the taste, and the quicker the taste hits your palate." -- Martijn Bos on Cutting the Curd