charcuterie

Charcuterie Series: Salami

By | 2019-04-24T11:13:25+00:00 April 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

So, what is salami? Salami has come a long way from it's roots with European peasants who coveted this meat for it's stability without refrigeration for long periods of up to 40 days, when fresh meat wasn't an option. Salami is a type of sausage consisting fresh ground meat (typically beef or pork) that has various spices added, then it is fermented, [...]

The cheesy side of Hofstedes

By | 2019-03-26T13:04:44+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This week we are highlighting some of our delicious cheese selections. Krinos Halloumi Krinos Greek Halloumi is a semi hard cheese made from a blend of cow and goat milk, seasoned with mint leaves, and then soaked in a brine solution. While it isn’t easily substituted, It is most closely compared to feta or even tofu in [...]