This collection honors female artisans who have made their mark in their respective crafts. This gourmet gift box has a little bit of everything from savory Cave Aged Chandoka with flavors of horseradish and bullion as well as sweet caramels from Katherine Anne.
Cave Aged Chandoka, Standard Market, Cow & Goat, Countryside, IL
Katie Hedrich grew up on her family's dairy farm and won the first-ever Wisconsin Licensed Cheesemaker Scholarship after taking over head cheesemaking duties from her parents. This cheese develops a dense, fudgy paste, an earthy aroma, and flavors of horseradish and bouillon, with undertones of cream and yogurt.
Picolo, Andante Dairy, Cow, Petaluma, California
Soyoung Scanlon’s story weaves together a former career in biochemistry, a cheesemaking venture, and a love of classical music; all of her cheeses are musical in name.The tangy, rich flavors of these small triple-crème buttons are reminiscent of springtime. The cheese is made with a decadent combination of Jersey cow’s milk and crème fraîche. The name Picolo stems from the cheesemaker’s love of classical music.
Butter Basket, Vermont Creamery, Cow, Vermont
This European-style Cultured Butter was inspired by the lessons that Alice Hooper learned in Brittany, France. Vermont Creamery cultures the freshest, high quality Vermont cream from local St. Albans Cooperative, a coop of five-hundred family farms in Northeast Vermont. Churned in small batches in order to get that rich European-style butter with 86% butterfat content and one of a kind taste.
Shortbread, Rustic Bakery, Marin County, California
Made in bakeries located just over the Golden Gate Bridge, the women of Rustic Bakery produce artisan crackers and bread to complement exquisite food and wine. All products are baked by hand using only the best organic grains and seeds.
Toscano Red Bar, Amedei, Italy
Cecilia Tessieri’s love of chocolate, passion, and devotion to work together with a continual search for perfection have all factored into making Amedei what it is today. Tessieri is the first female Master Chocolatier in the world.
Caramels, Katherine Anne Confections, Illinois
Katherine Anne first honed her confectionary skills crafting caramels at the tender age of 10. Using milk from her family's farm in Wisconsin and quickly became a confectionary artisan.