During a recent visit to Taipei, our cheese specialist Ivy Ng spoke to Isabella Chen, Taiwan’s burrata pioneer, who switched from journalism to cheesemaking 4 years ago. Already counting Michelin-starred chefs amongst her clients, she talks about her eagerness to keep learning and her aspiration to support local dairy farming industry!
Hong Kong’s cheese lovers were bowled over by the outstanding quality of US artisanal cheese at a recent tasting hosted by Cheese & Wine HK, in collaboration with the California Wine Institute. Our cheese specialist Ivy reports on this event featured in California Wine Month.
The crown jewel of Japanese rare whisky collection, the whole set of Hanyu Ichiro’s Full Card Series, will go under hammer at auction house Bonhams’ upcoming Whisky and Wine auction on August 16 in Hong Kong, and is likely to smash previous world record.
In the latest Talking Cheese in Asia series, cheese specialist Ivy Ng talks with a young and no-nonsense French cheesemonger about her ambition for Hong Kong and her determination to persuade the locals’ taste buds to appreciate the diversity of French artisan cheese.