An unexpected treat during this meetup was a visit to the St. James Cheese Company, in Uptown, New Orleans. Even got to ride bikes there. Jeremey and I sampled several bits of cheese while making our purchase, but one of them I particularly liked was from Good Shepherd Cheese in Owingsville, KY.
With my brief stint in the Kentucky cheese scene, I thought I had tasted most of the quality producers from the commonwealth. This one I had missed, and boy was it tasty. Unpasteurized sheep’s milk cheese is delightful and rare in KY. Funny that it took a trip to Louisiana to have some.
I heard about the St. James Cheese Company while eating dinner at Sylvain. Several of us shared cheese plates: