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$25 for $50 Worth of Caviar and Gourmet Foods at Marky's Caviar & Gourmet Food Store

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Large selection of caviars, cheeses, and chocolates

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only in-store. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $25 for $50 worth of caviar and gourmet foods

Blue Cheese: From Caves to Gourmet Crumbles

Among the ingredients that make many fine-dining menus unique is cheese—specifically, cheese that uses the sharp, tangy quality of the color blue. Read on to learn more about this colorful category.

It's said that roquefort cheese was discovered when, three months after a shepherd forgot his lunch in a cave, he returned to find his cheese deliciously marbled and sitting beside a slab of moldy bread. The mold that transformed his cheese was most likely the very thing that now distinguishes blue cheese from other cheeses: Penicillium roqueforti or Penicillium glaucum. These harmless molds, along with a few others, are introduced into curds during the cheesemaking process in order to create one of many styles of blue cheese. They break down some of the more complex, fibrous structures in the cheese as it ages, giving it a creamier consistency. Although flavor can vary greatly depending on the type of milk used and the aging process, most blue cheeses have a slightly sharp taste and aroma.

Cheesemakers can help the flavor-development process by needling the cheese, poking small holes in the surface to allow air to circulate more effectively. Doing so spreads the mold and creates the distinctive blue-green veins. Some producers opt for industrial processes that inject spores directly into the curds, and others pursue more traditional methods, such as allowing the molds to grow naturally on loaves of rye bread and then crumbling small pieces into the curds. Tradition has an especially solid grip on select varieties such as gorgonzola, stilton, and roquefort, which may only be made with milks from specific regions and must follow time-honored production methods.


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92% of 26 customers recommend

  • “Great variety of Russian foods, cheeses not found elsewhere, pate, caviar. Wonderful helpful people.”

  • “An epicurean experience in the heart of Miami. Excellent variety of gourmet foods from around the world. The premises are clean and inviting, the staff very...”

    “An epicurean experience in the heart of Miami. Excellent variety of gourmet foods from around the world. The premises are clean and inviting, the staff very knowledgeable and friendly.”

  • “best gourmet and caviar shop in town, they have doubled their existing space, a foodie's paradise”

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    Upper East Side

    687 NE 79th St.

    Miami, FL 33138

    +13057582005

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