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By Jack Goldstein

ISBN-10: 1783334606

ISBN-13: 9781783334605

ISBN-10: 1783334614

ISBN-13: 9781783334612

Are you aware which cheese is the costliest on this planet? Or why cheese made within the village of Stilton can not be referred to 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? some of these questions and extra are replied during this attention-grabbing publication. no matter if you're an skilled cheese buff and need to find a few interesting Read more...

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It was not until cheesemaking spread to Europe that the cooler conditions allowed cheeses to age, thus giving us a greater range of flavours. In Homer’s odyssey you will find a passage where he describes the Cyclops making and storing cheese - particularly from sheep and goats milk. Pliny’s Natural History, written in 77AD, has a whole chapter devoted to describing the cheeses enjoyed by the Roman populace from all corners of their empire. In his opinion, the best cheeses came from Nimes, although they tended to go off quickly.

Scientists believe that Swiss cheese, cheddar, mozzarella and some American cheeses help reduce the effect of tooth decay. One theory is that calcium, protein and phosphorous in the cheese protects the tooth enamel, whilst another suggests that eating these cheeses results in greater saliva flow, which washes away bad acids and sugars. A law was passed in Vermont in 1999 that legally required restaurants to serve apple pie with either a scoop of vanilla ice cream, a glass of milk, or a slice of cheddar cheese weighing no less than half an ounce!

You shouldn’t judge a cheese just by its smell - some bland-smelling cheese are incredibly flavourful, whereas some smelly cheese don’t taste of much at all. The flavour of a cheese actually varies between the rind and the centre - this is why it is considered poor form to cut the nose from the cheese. You can best taste a hard cheese with the tip of your tongue, whereas a soft cheese should be pressed to the roof of your mouth. Despite general belief to the contrary, it is now thought (after a study by the British Cheese Board) that eating cheese before bedtime actually has a positive effect on the sleep process.

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