Cantal Cheese

April 10, 2017 in Category: What's New

Are you a Francophile? Have you always wanted to be a Francophile? Do you want to enjoy French things but not be considered a Francophile? Or, do you simply like cheese? (Which makes you a turophile...) If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then Trader Joe’s Cantal Cheese, our Spotlight Cheese for the month of April, is just the cheese for you. Cantal Cheese hails from the Auvergne region of France, an area well known for its extinct volcanos. As a certified Protected Designation of Origin cheese, Cantal is only made in Cantal, which is why...

Fior Delle Alpi

March 14, 2017 in Category: What's New

The Swiss Alps are famous for crisp mountain air, high peaks, and skiing. Each year, people from around the world flock to the Alps for world-class winter skiing. From these same Swiss Alps comes Trader Joe’s Fior Delle Alpi cheese—and yes, it’s as excellent as the skiing! Fior Delle Alpi translates to “Flower of the Alps,” a name fitting for our March spotlight cheese. Hidden in a black rind, this raw milk cheese is made by hand at a small mountain dairy. The cows are free to roam and graze on mountainsides covered in grasses and wild herbs, and these herbs are vital to the intense...