Inside the Uniquely Norwegian Home of Jarlsberg Cheese

Where dedication to craft, ingredients and a well-kept secret recipe makes all the difference

Year after year, Norway consistently tops “Best of” lists in a wide variety of categories. From healthcare to education, the fjord-laden Nordic nation of just over five million people often scores top honors thanks to rich natural resources and a strong culture of inclusiveness and equality. When it comes to dairy products though, Norway is nowhere to be found. Despite the country’s rich soil and …

Popbar

The sweet shop warms up with Hot Chocolate on a Stick

Churning out a flavorful variety of portable ice cream, yogurt and sorbet snacks from their NYC shop, popbar has us hooked on a warmer sweet. The newest addition to the brand’s all-natural, kosher-certified lineup (including vegan sorbet varieties) is Hot Chocolate on a Stick, a treat as simple and sweet as the name implies. To whip up an instant mug, dip a chunk of dark, …

Simpli Oats

A flavor-neutral milk alternative with the healthful benefits of oats

One of the most exciting finds at the winter 2012 Fancy Food Show came in the form of a non-dairy milk made from oats. Oats? Milk? Yes—and the result outshines other alternatives like soy and almond because of its neutral taste and dairy milk consistency. Plus, Simpli Naked Oat retains many of the vitamin and nutritional qualities of the oats. The beverage is available unsweetened, …