By Jack Goldstein
Have you learnt which cheese is the costliest on the planet? Or why cheese made within the village of Stilton can now not be known as Stilton cheese? How huge was once the wheel of Cheddar given to Queen Victoria as a marriage current? And what was once Napoleon's favorite cheese? a majority of these questions and extra are replied during this interesting e-book. even if you're an skilled cheese buff and wish to find a few interesting and little-known evidence, otherwise you simply wish an advent to the method of che ... Read more...
summary: are you aware which cheese is the most costly on this planet? Or why cheese made within the village of Stilton can now not be known as Stilton cheese? How huge used to be the wheel of Cheddar given to Queen Victoria as a marriage current? And what was once Napoleon's favorite cheese? these kind of questions and extra are replied during this interesting ebook. even if you're an skilled cheese buff and need to find a few attention-grabbing and little-known evidence, otherwise you simply wish an creation to the method of che
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Amazingly, the bacterium that causes this - brevibacterium linens - is also responsible for smelly feet! Halloumi cheese is made from a mixture of sheep and goats’ milk and has a particularly high melting point. This makes it suitable for having grilled as it is not reduced to a sticky mess like other cheeses can be. Camembert became entrenched in the culture of France after it was chosen for inclusion with soldiers’ rations in the first world war. It was reportedly first made in 1791 by a farmer in Normandy called Marie Harel who received advice from a priest travelling from Brie.
There is a Sardinian cheese called Casu Marzu that is served with maggots in it. They are there to break down the facts within the cheese, making it softer in texture, however it is traditional to eat the maggots along with the cheese itself! In a particularly gruesome scientific study, it was found that when blindfolded, most people could not tell the difference between the taste of parmesan and vomit! King Henry II declared Cheddar cheese to be the greatest in all the world. In 1936, restaurants in Wisconsin were legally required to serve cheese and butter with every single meal ordered.
Napoleon Bonaparte was particularly fond of Epoisses cheese from the Burgundy region in France. The first actual cheese factory (rather than local farmers producing small batches) was set up in New York in 1851 by Jesse Williams. Storage of Cheese Wheels Cheese Production Cheese is made by the coagulation of the protein casein in milk. The process is achieved by adding the enzyme rennet to the milk The milk is separated into curds (the solid part which forms the cheese) and whey (the liquid part) - this is known as curdling.
101 Amazing Facts about Cheese by Jack Goldstein