Saxelby Cheesemongers

      Hurtling Through Manhattan: Anne Saxelby’s Guide to Where to Eat in the Lower East Side

      Since Anne Saxelby first opened her eponymous stall in the Essex Street Market in 2006–essentially redefining American cheese–she’s taken strolls or bike-rides around and down all the crooked streets that define this part of Lower Manhattan, which sits in the shadow of the Williamsburg Bridge. Consider it her way of meeting her neighbors, and soaking up the diversity, edible and otherwise, that still haunts this nabe.

      Scenes from our Cheese and Butter 101 at The Brooklyn Brewery

      Last week the topic of the latest installment in Edible’s How-To lecture series was Dairy. Anne Saxelby of Saxelby Cheesemongers started off the evening with a discussion of affinage, or the art of maturing and aging cheeses, showing three different blocks of the same cheese at different stages courtesy Jasper Hill Farm. Fromager Tia Keenan continued with a lecture on cheese boards, using cheese from Lucy’s Whey.

      Two Can’t Miss Events: Baja Tacos and Butter Churning

      Not many folks get to watch a butter churning demonstration blocks from the Bedford Avenue L train, but you can when you come to How to Milk It, the latest installment in our How-To series at Williamsburg’s Brooklyn Brewery. Anne Saxelby of Saxelby Cheese and Chef Fromager Tia Keenan will also be on hand for cheesy discussions. It’s How to Milk It on Wednesday, October 26th at the Brooklyn Brewery.