A creamery born out of love – Brenda Foung and Henry Gerard made a life-changing decision in 2015 to create a creamery in Taichung and to have more time watching their son grow up. I talk to Brenda about the challenges and rewards of life as a cheesemaker and their aspirations for the Taiwanese cheese industry.
Becoming vegan five years ago not only helped Taiwanese native Stephanie Lin discover healthier eating but also inspired her to launch a new career in vegan cheesemaking. Our cheese specialist Ivy talks to her about making vegan cheese, working 4 hours a day and being a better version of herself.
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.
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.