Archive for September, 2012

Laura Werlin: Life with Cheese

Sunday, September 9th, 2012

Laura Werlin is one of the cheese world’s favorite writers. She is the award-winning author of five books on the subject, is a sought-after speaker and spokesperson for consumer and trade organizations, and is a frequent television and radio guest. Her sixth book “Mac & Cheese, Please!” will be released at the end of the year. Also Werlin is an instructor at The Cheese School of San Francisco, and will start teaching an American cheese class there on October 9th.

Are you curious to know how exactly she got into working full-time with cheese? Check out this interview she did with Bay Area Bites to learn more about Laura Werlin, some of her daily routines, books and traveling. Click on her picture to visit her website!

For those who got hungry reading this post, here are some easy yet delicious grilled cheese recipes from Ile de France!

Bon appetit



Bacon cheeseburger sets world record!

Friday, September 7th, 2012


About a week ago in CARLTON a Minnesota casino set a world record! It cooked up a world-record bacon cheeseburger that was 10 feet in diameter and weighed more than a ton.

Guinness Records representative Philip Robertson verified the record for biggest burger and said that the burger “actually tastes really good”. By the way the previous mark was a mere 881 pounds, 13 ounces.

The ingredients of winning Black Bear’s burger were: 60 pounds of bacon, 50 pounds of lettuce, 50 pounds of sliced onions, 40 pounds of pickles and 40 pounds of cheese. Read more…

For those who prefer smaller, yet incredibly delicious burgers check out our undoubtedly stunning cheeseburger recipes and try burgers with brie cheese, blue cheese and more!

Bon appetit!