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Did you know?

Did you know?

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Cheese is made from milk and it takes around 10 litres of milk to make 1kg of cheese.

Cheese can be made from lots of different types of milk, such as buffaloes' milk, sheeps' milk and goats' milk; most of the cheese eaten in the UK is made from cows' milk.

We all know that "Little Miss Muffet sat on her tuffet, eating her Curds and Whey" but I bet you didn't know that to make cheese, milk has to be separated into curds which are the lumpy bits and whey which is the liquid bit. We make cheese with the curds!

Cropwell Bishop Stilton

Some cheeses, like Mature Cheddar, are stored for one year or longer before they are ready to eat. They are kept in special rooms and sometimes even caves!

There are over 700 different cheeses produced in Britain.


Another facinating cheese fact

Contrary to popular belief cheese cannot give you nightmares in fact truth be told it can actually help a good nights rest as it contains tryptophan an essential amino acid that has been shown to reduce stress and induce sleep!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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