On a brand new episode of Cutting the Curd, discover Mystic Cheese & The 4th Annual Cheesemonger Invitational. Led by Jason Sobocinski and Brian Civitello, The Mystic Cheese Company is composed of highly skilled and and trained cheese experts using science and art to bring milk on a metamorphic jouney to pure deliouness. In the Spring of 2013 Mystic Cheese began releasing 5 handcrafted fresh and soft ripened American original cheeses. In addtion to their cheeses they have an innovative production and marketing infrastructure that will open up new possibilities in the wonderworld of artisan cheese. Organized by Adam Moskowitz, The 4th Annual Cheesemonger Invitational is where cheesemongers from around the country flex their minds and muscle in a battle of cheese skill and will. Tune in for the run down on both of these incredible worlds and continue your radio cheese exploration! This program was sponsored by Academie Opus Caseus.
"I want these people to take the cheese and cook with them, do things with them and have a good time with them - not just put them on a cheese pedestal." [13:00]
--Jason Sobocinski of Mystic Cheese Company on Cutting the Curd
"The best way to learn in this game is just to go out and do it. If you think it's hard work being a cheesemonger on your feet - try cheesemaking!" [21:00]
--Adam Moskowitz of The 4th Annual Cheesemonger Invitational