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A Cheese By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet

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Edited by Richard Walker, Monday, 11 Jan 2021, 00:54

A stunning map of different names for "cheese" across the regions of Europe. There are some interesting geographical patterns, but a few suprises too. Cheese is from Latin caesus = cheese but in Rome nowadays cheese is fromaggio, but notice Sardinia is more conservative. Good to see Manx and Friesian are recognised.


Credit: https://i.imgur.com/v8rfMC4.png

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A Reason for Optimism

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C'est l'amour d'un Fromager pour une Fromagère

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Je sais que c'est ringard
Mais je viens de penser que
Je t'aime juste le petit lait que tu es.

I know it's cheesy
But it's just occurred to me that
I love you just the whey you are.
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Arrivals At The Cheesemonger's Ball

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Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome

From the Netherlands: Mr and Mrs Am, and their lovely son Ed.

From Switzerland: Mr and Mrs Entahl, and their gorgeous daughter Em.

From the UK: Mr and Mrs Ster, and their left-leaning son "Red" Les.

From Italy: Mr and Mrs Otta, and their versatile son Ric.

From Cyprus: Mr and Mrs Oumi, and their lovable son Hal.

From France: Mr and Mrs  Bear, and their beloved daughter Carmen.

From Scandinavia: Mr and Mrs Ishblue, and their tasty son Dan.

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Romano-British Cheese Challenge

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How many British cheeses can you find that are named after former Roman towns?


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