Charles de Gaulle

Kitchen Shrink: Say Cheese! The Season's Best Picks

Kitchen Shrink: Say Cheese! The Season's Best Picks

KITCHEN SHRINK:

"How can anyone govern a nation that has 246 different kinds of cheese?" — Charles de Gaulle

Strolling through the produce aisle the other day, as I was oohing and ahhing over the bounty of summer's freshly arrived beauties from luscious peaches and glistening cherries to plump figs and Technicolor heirloom tomatoes, a fellow shopper commented that it would be lovely if there were seasonal cheeses to pair with these seasonal fruits and vegetables.

I did recall, from my globetrotting days, that Parmesan Reggiano cheese is most complex and expressive in the cooler months, a little off its game during...

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