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.
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!
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.