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Gong Xi Fa Cai! 8 Formaggio Kitchen Foods for Chinese New Year

Midnight Fireworks for Lunar New Year

Midnight Fireworks for Lunar New Year

When you think “Chinese food,” Formaggio Kitchen might not be the first place that comes to mind, but that’s a shame. While it’s true that cheese is still only just starting to make inroads into East Asian cuisines, here at the Cambridge shop we have more than enough products for a Chinese New Year feast. Continue Reading »

Is Crystallized Honey Bad?

Why does honey crystallize? The short answer is precipitation. Honey is an extremely concentrated sugar solution with an average ratio of 70% sugar to less than 20% water. By forcing this much sugar into solution the bees optimize their storage space, but they also over-saturate the liquid, making it pretty easy for some of this sugar to fall out and start forming solid sugar crystals.

2014: Taking A New Look at Our Beer Section

As the new beer buyer at Formaggio Kitchen Cambridge, I will be delving further into an area of food and drink that has fascinated me for a long time.

A Favorite Winter Warmer: “Sangre y Trabajadero” Oloroso Sherry

Every year, when January’s winds hit, and the temperatures settle down to numbers that are far too low for my liking, I hibernate with something inspiring to sip: like a delightful Oloroso Sherry from the windy, sun-soaked southern coast of Spain.