The Fascinating History of the Cheesehead

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Almost every town in each country has a tradition that may sound incredibly strange to those who don’t live there or who are only visiting for a while. For example, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, people raise a giant Hershey’s Kiss every New Year’s Eve. For the entire state of Wisconsin, they have the Cheesehead. Cheesehead is … Read more

Fun Game Ideas for a Cheese Tasting Party

a platter of cheese with meat, fruits, and nuts

A cheese tasting party, or sometimes a wine and cheese party, is one of the great ways to mix sophistication with the simple fun of a social gathering. Different kinds of cheese (whether different types of cheddar or other types) and some wine can provide a starting point and a common ground for otherwise dissimilar … Read more

Major Cheese Makers and Brands

Grocery cart in store

While almost everyone all over the world loves to eat cheese, there are some vastly different choices within this food category. There are various preferences from individual to individual, but the difference can also vary from country to country. This is probably one of the main reasons why the global cheese market is so fragmented. … Read more

Swiss Cheese Buying Guide

Just about every kind of cheese enjoys some level of popularity, but Swiss cheese has a class of its own. In fact, Switzerland is about as known for its famous cheese as it is for chocolate and watches. There’s actually a difference between the Swiss cheese that’s easily available in the global market and the … Read more

History of British Cheese

Cheese-making in Britain had exist for thousands of years. But the cheeses we know and have come to love as classically British cheese like Wensleydale, Cheddar, and Lancashire have only existed and developed in the last couple of hundred years into the style and taste we now know today. In fact, white Wensleydale cheese was … Read more

The Reality of Cheez Whiz

Cheez Whiz

Cheez Whiz, a product of Kraft, is one of the most popular cheese spreads in the United States. It is the yellowish-orange, gooey, and bland-tasting cheese product that is always present in Super Bowl parties or even just on regular snacking at home, used as spread and dip. But have you ever wondered why Cheez … Read more

What are the Different Types of Cheddar Cheese?

Cheddar cheese is an off-white or orange-colored natural cheese which is relatively hard and sometimes sharp tasting. It originated in Somerset, an English village of Cheddar. In the present time, cheddar cheeses are produced beyond the region and several countries in the world. The flavor of cheddar cheese differs from other types of hard and … Read more

The Major Types and Kinds of Cheese

The Major Types and Kinds of Cheese

You might have grown up familiar with only cheddar and gouda, and the occasional parmesan on pasta and mozzarella on pizza. But there are hundreds and thousands of cheese existing all over the planet, with almost all countries (especially the West) producing their own kinds of cheeses. Cheese is one of those food products that … Read more

History of Cheese

History of Cheese

Cheese is one of the most varied foods loved by a lot of people in the world. Its taste can be of any combination of these flavors: salty, tangy, sweet, creamy, bland, buttery, pungent, sharp, rich or delicate. It may be hard enough to chip off in flakes or soft enough to have a consistency … Read more