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Cheese Pairing | Week of February 3

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Brooklyn Black Ops with Stichelton.  Earthy, buttery and spicy, this English cow’s milk blue cheese is made in accordance with Stilton’s original recipe, raw milk, animal rennet, et al.  It’s pepperiness will pair nicely with the sweetness of the Black Ops.

Martin Johnson runs The Joy of Cheese, a series of informal cheese and beverage classes that take place at a variety of Manhattan and Brooklyn venues as well as at the 92nd St. Y.  He is also Cheese, Charcuterie, Beer and Wine Manager for Gastronomie 491, a new market/cafe on the Upper West Side.  He blogs at www.thejoyofcheese.com