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Celebrating Cheese from Across the Globe

Friday, October 7, 2016

The range of cheese available throughout the world is unfathomable. Dating back over more than 4000 years, it’s no wonder the evolution of cheese has created a plethora of texture, flavour and aroma for us to enjoy…….aren’t we lucky!

The exact origin of cheese is unknown, but it was thought the first cheese was accidently created by an Arabian merchant travelling long distance across the desert. He had used a sheep’s stomach as a pouch to transport his milk. The combination of enzymes from the stomach lining and the heat of the sun, were thought to have caused the milk to separate into curds and whey.  As all food producers, the merchant thought the curd he made was absolutely delicious and the whey was thirst quenching. What a discovery he had made.

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