Tag: Cheese

As Switzerland’s Glaciers Shrink, a Way of Life May Melt Away

For centuries, Swiss farmers have sent their cattle, goats and sheep up the mountains to graze in warmer months before bringing them back down at the start of autumn. Devised in the Middle Ages to save precious grass in the valleys for winter stock, the tradition of “summering” has so transformed the countryside into a […]

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Here’s The Type Of Cheese Olive Garden Grates At The Table (Spoiler: It’s Not Parmesan)

What’s your favorite part of eating at Olive Garden? Easy — it’s the cheese. Who doesn’t love that moment when the server comes to your table and grates some fresh cheese on your pasta? You hear those six sweet words “let me know when to stop,” and then watch it pile and pile and pile […]

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A Tour of British Farmhouse Cheesemaking

On a sunny October afternoon in the London neighborhood of Bermondsey, a cool breeze surprised me with the winy smell of apples. It brought on a sudden sharp craving for a nice chunk of Cheddar, the fruit and the cheese together being a favorite after-school snack when I was growing up in Connecticut. This was […]

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The Rigid World of French Cheesemaking Meets Unbound Climate Change

Just past the neat vineyards and country houses with their blue shutters and tile roofs, goats munch their way through a field of thigh-high plants more typical to Sudan and India than Southern France. It is late September, and 81 degrees Fahrenheit (27 Celsius) — unseasonably warm, which is increasingly common and in fact the […]

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Egg Crack Challenge and Cheese Slice Trick: Are Parents OK?

That is the eeriest part of these videos — the parents are barely interacting with their kids. Instead they are relating to a mirror image of their children that they are spreading online. And they are reveling in their power over that image. Children in crisis have been an onscreen fascination since the beginning of […]

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