Travels and Tastes

La Cabezuela cheeses: what dreams are made of! Image

La Cabezuela cheeses: what dreams are made of!

“We believe strongly in the necessity to recover the good food, traditions [and] history of our territory…through its amazing cheese.” Juan Luis Royuela, co-owner and director of Quesos La Cabezuela Written by Leska Tomash – Sometimes words like passion, determination, focus and commitment get tossed around rather casually, and sometimes they get put into concrete action…

Belvís de las Navas: Magic in a Bottle Image

Belvís de las Navas: Magic in a Bottle

Belvís de las Navas Extra Virgin Olive Oil—a little magic in a bottle! Written by Leska Tomash – High above Marbella, Spain, nestled between the Sierra Blanca mountain range and the foothills of the Sierra de las Nieves, the enchanting Belvís de las Navas estate and their olive oil are something out of a fairytale—with a…

Les Moulins Mahjoub, Makers of Ancient Tunisian Olive Oil Image

Les Moulins Mahjoub, Makers of Ancient Tunisian Olive Oil

Les Moulins Mahjoub—a Tunisian company committed to family, farm, history, organic, uncompromising taste and the revival of Berber tradition and cuisine. And, their New Harvest Olive Oil is here!   Written by Leska Tomash – This winter, the Rogers Collection crew travelled to Tunisia to visit the Les Moulins Mahjoub farm. The journey led them to…

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The Beauty of Raw Milk Cheese

Get Ready for a Raw Milk Cheese Culinary Adventure!  Written by Leska Tomash – We at Rogers Collection are really excited to offer an incredibly delicious and well-varied selection of raw milk cheeses. Eleven, to be exact! From delicate to robust, from subtle to intensely aromatic, from creamy to firm, these handcrafted cheeses will make your…

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The Gualtaminos Pimentón Cooperative

“The distinctive aroma and taste of Gualtaminos Pimentón De La Vera Paprika makes it one-of-a-kind. Give it a try and it will not only taste like a spice, but also a 500+ year-old tradition.” Written by Leska Tomash – Firstly, what is pimentón? Also known as paprika, pimentón is made by grinding dried bell peppers with a…

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Halen Mon Smoked Water

You know Halen Mon‘s carefully hand harvested culinary salts. But have you tried their new addition to the food and beverage scene? Smoked water! This inventive new product is not for quenching thirst, but rather for adding the perfect amount of smoke to flavor culinary dishes and cocktails. Water is filtered and “smoked” in Anglesey, Wales. Producing the water is a 10-day process…

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Trikalinos Sardines

The Trikalinos journey began way back in 1856 when the Trikalinos brothers started Grey Mullet Avgotaraho production and trade in Etoliko, Greece. Written by Leska Tomash – Avgotaraho—or Bottarga as the Italians call it—are whole mullet roe sacks, dried and preserved in beeswax. I could go on and on about how delicious and healthy Trikalinos’ Avgotaraho…

Pio Tosini: The Art of Making Prosciutto di Parma Image

Pio Tosini: The Art of Making Prosciutto di Parma

“Quality doesn’t just happen. It is always the result of smart choices.” – Pio Tosini Written by Leska Tomash – For over 110 years, the Tosini family has cured legs of prosciutto in the small town of Langhirano in Emilia Romagna, Italy. It all began with Pio’s father, Ferrante Tosini, who slaughtered pigs and cured the…