Thanks to our friend Manfred Schmid in Adelboden we have the Lenker Butter back in our portfolio. This is not a commercial product but an old fashioned dairy butter made in the dairy in the Lenk Valley in the midst of the Bernese Alps. The pasteurized milk comes from cows that spend the winter in the mountain zone and the summer on the alp meadows.
Our Adopt-an-Alp program has made it into the San Francisco Chronicle. Read Janet Fletcher’s article.
We get more reactions to our program. “Rubiner’s” have done an excellent job to explain transhumance, read the newsletter. “Caseus” in New Haven has worked with our updates. Alp Bleiki got high praise from Anthea Stolz of Bi-Rite (read her blog), and from Sara Adduci (Feast, Charlottesville, VA): “We are SUPER here, because we have our first wheels of Alpkase Bleiki! It is as delicious as you said it would be and I am SO happy to have it.” Or read Gordon Edgar!
It’s the time of the year when Ueli Moser presents his special Holiday Selection. These are all pre-order items. Check it out and you’ll feel Christmas coming.
Our thoughts are with the family of famous chef Charlie Trotter who died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at the age of 54. Charlie Trotter’s Restaurant in Chicago was one of our first customers when we started Quality Cheese in 1998.