What is specialty cheese?
Specialty cheese is a cheese with limited production and is often made with additional flavorings such as nuts, fruit, spices, and herbs to create interesting flavor profiles.
What is specialty cheese versus artisan cheese?
Using the traditional techniques and tools of cheesemaking rather than relying on machines and mechanized processes. Some artisan cheeses may be specialty cheeses, and vice-versa.
What is specialty cheese versus farmstead cheese?
A farmstead cheese is made on a farm exclusively with the milk from the farmer's herd of cows, goats, or flock of sheep.