Here’s 4 types of cheese you need to try

Chef and owner of Flour Restaurant Paul Minnillo loves cheese, and talks about four cheese that you need to try, from Gouda to Cheddar

When you ask Chef Paul Minnillo about cheese, his eyes light up. “I can’t live without cheese, it’s part of life. It’s up there with wine”.

As chef and owner of Flour Restaurant (34205 Chagrin Blvd) in Moreland Hills, Minnillo prides himself on his knowledge and service of quality cheese. He is a regular attendee and member of American Cheese Society conventions, where you can sample and judge over 700 cheeses. He even makes frequent trips to Italy, and makes visiting cheese-making farms one of his top priorities.

All that to say that when Minnillo talks cheese, you can trust his judgement. So who better to ask about cheese recommendations?

Here’s a rundown of four cheeses that Chef Paul gives a big thumbs-up to. The best part: all of them can be found at your local quality cheese supplier.

You can check out great chefs talking food and giving tips on Cleveland 19’s video podcast “Taste Buds“. The live stream broadcasts every Tuesday at 10 AM, on 19’s Facebook page, website or app.  You can also view the video podcast on Roku or Amazon Fire TV.