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By Jack Goldstein

ISBN-10: 1783334606

ISBN-13: 9781783334605

ISBN-10: 1783334614

ISBN-13: 9781783334612

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It is apparently fairly pungent with a crumbly texture and white in colour. A Tasty Selection! Amazing Facts Queen Victoria was given a huge wheel of Cheddar cheese as a wedding gift. It weighed more than 1000 pounds - fifteen times as much as a normal-sized wheel! In a survey conducted in 2011, it was found that cheese was the most common type of goods to be shoplifted. This is thought to be because it is easily placed in a pocket and carries a decent value compared to its volume. Most stolen cheese is said to be sold to restaurants rather than being for personal consumption by the shoplifter!

Around 90% of cheese sold in America is classified as Cheddar cheese. Despite this, the most frequently eaten cheese in America is actually mozzarella - pizza lovers have ensured this has grown massively in popularity over the last 20 years. Over 700 different regional cheeses are produced in the UK alone. Cheese is an excellent source of calcium, an essential mineral for the development of our bodies. Around one child in every six has a daily calcium intake lower than the recommended amount. The nutritional breakdown of cheese varies greatly with type; cottage cheese for instance contains around 4% fat whilst common cheeses such as cheddar can contain over 30% fat!

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.

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