Ash Rind Brie

July 10, 2017 in Category: What's New

A cheese board is a perfectly acceptable stand-in for dinner, and one that can be made all the more exciting with the appropriate accoutrement. The fromage on which we’ve focused to fill our cheese plates (and stomachs) during the fiery month of July is none other than Trader Joe’s Ash Rind Brie. Ash, typically associated with goat cheese, is paired with fresh cow’s milk to create this luxuriously elegant, slightly earthy, soft ripened Brie...

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...