The cheese manufactured and sold by the Swiss company Emmi owes its distinctive flavor and texture to a technique that is 22 million years in the making. In addition to milk, bacteria […]
Milbenkäse cheese and the cheese mite They say if you love sausage you should never go to a sausage factory and see how it is made. Perhaps the same can […]
Despite what has been endlessly repeated in children’s books and even some history textbooks, popcorn was not served at the first Thanksgiving feast in 1621. The legend to that effect began in […]
In what was surely one of the most important leaps forward in human technological advancement, Thor Bjørklund of Norway invented the cheese slicer in 1925. Bjørklund was apprenticed as a cabinet maker, […]
Under Illinois law (410 ILCS 650/9) it is illegal to take a nap in a cheese factory.
Fresh camel milk Camel milk does not curdle. Source
Casu marzu is a type of cheese found mainly in Sardinia, Italy. It is distinctive in that it contains live maggots. The maggots — larvae of the cheese fly (Piophila casei), are translucent […]
According to a study conducted by Yale University, the twenty most-recognizable smells are: 1. Coffee 2. Peanut butter 3. Vicks VapoRub 4. Chocolate 5. Wintergreen oil 6. Baby powder 7. Cigarette […]
For nearly 200 years competitors have gathered at Cooper’s Hill in Gloucester, England for the annual Cheese Rolling. Hordes of fearless contestants chase an 8-pound Double Gloucester cheese wheel down a steep […]
Nolan Bushnell, creator of the Atari Video Game System, is also the founder of the Chuck E. Cheese restaurant chain.