Seems like a waste of good cheese to me. But I didn’t know that people in Sydney’s West – my natural habitat – were so predisposed to cheese. Sydney police destroy 150kg of cheese seized from back of car
When is a Cheese Not a Cheese? When it’s a “Cheese Food”
My lack of pretension about food and in particular, cheese is well known. I have always been in the “if it tastes good…don’t ask questions” school. But while researching something food-related for my real day job (which is in PR by the way), I came across this interesting piece about the facts and the science behind processed cheese. 10 Things to Know About Processed Cheese When I say “processed cheese”, apparently what I really mean is “cheese food”. As it can’t actually be classified as “cheese”. “Cheese food” is a food product made from normal cheese and sometimes other unfermented dairy ingredients, plus emulsifiers, extra salt, food colorings, or whey.…
You’re Crackers – Cheese Making Granny Fires Up Over Ban
The saga of the cheese rolling ban recently covered in this blog here continues. Now police asked a cheese making granny to help them with their inquiries by ceasing and desisting selling the offending cheese to undesirables. Ban my cheese? You’re crackers Anyone else thinks this sounds more like a plot from Midsomer Murders aka the most murderous county in the UK?
The Big Cheese – Italy Arrests Mozzarella King
Apparently it sometimes doesn’t pay to be the “Big Cheese” as Italy’s “Mozzarella King” recently found out. Police in Italy on Tuesday arrested the head of the country’s biggest buffalo mozzarella cheese maker and seized assets worth 100 million euros ($US123 million) on suspicion of links to organized crime. Giuseppe Mandara, who once called himself the “Armani of Mozzarella” in an interview, is thought to have been linked to a Naples mafia clan. So much for blessed are the cheesemakers… Big cheese: Italy cops arrest mozzarella king over mafia links