39. Spain Cheese Course From the Cheese Course in Boca Raton
We're counting down to New Times' Best Of Broward/Palm Beach 2012 issue in June by serving up our top 100 favorite dishes. Click here for a full archive. If you have any nominations of your own, please add them to the comments or visit our Facebook page.
39. Spain Cheese Course from the Cheese Course
Europeans have the right idea by incorporating cheese -- good cheese, real cheese -- into their daily culinary rituals. With more specialty cheese shops popping up around the country, it's becoming easier for those of us in South Florida to indulge a dairy obsession.
The bistro offerings (sandwiches, salads) at the Cheese Course in Mizner Park are topnotch, but the cheese courses themselves are a simple, no-brainer way to sample three excellent cheese varieties in one sitting. Platters focus on one region (France, Italy, the United States, etc.) and the best of the bunch is Spain, with tetilla (semi-hard), manchego (hard), and garrotxa (hard) matched with quince paste and marcona almonds.
The course comes with a plate of sliced baguette that should be spread with a thin layer of quince and a slice of manchego and washed down with a sip of red wine. Ask the person working the counter to give you a glass of the varietal that best pairs with the course you order -- the wine selection changes daily.
Get the Food & Drink Newsletter
Our weekly guide to South Florida dining includes food news and reviews, as well as dining events and interviews with chefs and restaurant owners.
More Food & Drink News
- Win Free Chick-fil-A for a Year at Deerfield Beach Location's Grand Opening September 9
Sat., Oct. 31, 8:00pm
Fri., Dec. 11, 6:30pm
Thu., Jan. 14, 7:00pm
Tue., Jan. 19, 5:30pm
- South Florida Food & Drink Events This Weekend: Indian Cuisine, Late Nights, and...
- Florida Beer: Trapeze Monk Belgian Style Wit From Big Top Brewing Company