Ah, the beauty of a well-aged cheese. This summer, the affinage (cheese ripening) process reached new heights — or in this case, new depths — of maturity when a food believed to be cheese was discovered on the wreckage of the Swedish warship, Kronan.
Parents looking to encourage kids to eat more cheese may be in luck. Food scientists at the Center for Dairy Research at The University of Wisconsin in Madison have produced a process for making cheese flavored with such children-friendly flavors as cotton candy, berry, banana, green apple and chocolate.
A shoe with a Stilton wedge heel is the latest tactic being used by the Cambridgeshire village of Stilton in the United Kingdom to get its Blue Bell cheese officially recognized. Resident Richard Landy is seeking to overturn an October 2013 decision refusing to recognize the cheese as Stilton by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).