Tag: Kylie Meyermann

LCBO goLOCAL

On September 10, the LCBO is launching their goLOCAL Collection. For an entire month, the LCBO is providing their customers with the opportunity to discover their favourite Ontario wine. I recently spent a day in Niagara, touring some of the participating wineries, tasting some great wines and learning about the push to get LCBO customers to “goLocal”.

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The Carbon Footprint of a Cheese Fanatic

The Environmental Working Group recently released a report that assesses the greenhouse gas emissions and health effects of certain food types. Meat and cheese were equally matched for earning the grand title as the greatest offenders. While lamb and beef have always been pointed to as the worst greenhouse-gas culprits, cheese was an unexpected third medalist. What???

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Kylie’s Cheesucation : Cheese Typicity, Class 2.

Saanen (Swiss) goats are the most preferred breed because they can yield more than 20 pounds of milk per day. That’s more than double what other breeds of goats produce! The Poitenive goat is from western France and is the ancient breed that produces many of the Loire Valley’s chèvres.

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Try This Cheese: Piacere

Klahsen’s Piacere is Fleur du Maquis’s Canadian cousin. Piacerre is made with pasteurized sheep milk that Klahsen buys from 19 Amish shepherds who live in a colony just south of Ingersoll.

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