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Increasing Your Cheese IQ – Just the Facts

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Since becoming an ACS Certified Cheese Professional™ in 2013, I have dedicated my “cheese time” to providing accurate cheese information to assist those taking the exam and those that simply want to increase their Cheese IQ. These are links to information I have been researching and creating to assist you in your cheese journey:

210 Cheese Terms to Increase your Cheese IQ

American Cheese Society’s Body of Knowledge – this is your Bible for ACSCCP Exam™ study!!!


ACS BOK – Bullet Points for each of the 9 Domains

Culture Magazine “Cheese Facts” and “Cheese Science” Tweets – always fun; always informative – be sure and follow Culture Cheese at twitter

Questions to Test Your Cheese IQ – 40 sample questions to increase your cheese IQ and prepare you for the ACSCCP Exam™.

Study Tips for the ACS CCP Test – articles and reading suggestions to prepare you for the ACSCCP Exam™.

Coming soon: Test taking tips – tips to keep your panic to a minimum…


More articles to increase your cheese IQ:

281 Cheeses You Should Know

165 More Cheese You Should Know

List of More Than 200 Raw Milk Cheeses

List of More Than 200 Vegetarian-Suitable Cheeses

Eight Basic Families of Cheese

Lactose and Cheese

How To Build a Perfect Cheese Platter

EU Protected Cheeses

Sartori's New Citrus Ginger Bellavitano

Sartori’s New Citrus Ginger Bellavitano

Pairing Charts:

Beer     Antipasti/Olives     Chocolate     Sea Salt

Hard Spirits     Wine     Plates/Boards/Platters

Spaulding Gray’s Favorite Pairings

Interviews with All Cheese Professionals: Cheesemakers andCheese Professionals

Interviews will continue throughout 2015… sometimes, they will be “stand-alone” and sometimes they will be presented as round-table discussions with several Cheese Professionals answering the same question. Those participating includeCheesemakers, ACS CCPs™,Cheesemongers and Cheese Professionals and Experts who contribute to this Wonderful World we call “Cheese”.

Elena Santogade, ACS CCP

Elena Santogade, ACS CCP

List of all Interviews from 2013: Cheesemakers, Cheesemongers.

List of 2015 Cheese Professionals.

List of all Cheese Professionals Bios.

Please “Like” MarcellaTheCheesemonger Page on FaceBook.

Taking the 2015 Exam? Please see my page on Tips for Studying for the Exam. Want support? Come join our 2015 Cheese Study Group.



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