Why is there Calf Stomach in My Cheese???

Why is there Calf Stomach in My Cheese???

A friend who recently returned from a vacation in Europe shared her findings that cheese there is made with rennet – an enzyme from the inside of calf stomach. She wanted to know if cheese in America is made this … Continue reading

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12 Cheese Facts [Cheese Miniseries, Part 1/3]

12 Cheese Facts [Cheese Miniseries, Part 1/3]

 New here?  Get Fooducated with our iPhone or Android App!   Cow’s milk is an amazing liquid with many compounds that can be processed into endless products such as butter, yogurt, and cheese. But how does milk become cheese?  And what are curds, whey, and … Continue reading

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10 Things to Know About Rennet [It's in your cheese]

10 Things to Know About Rennet [It's in your cheese]

We recently received an interesting inquiry from a Fooducate community member: I just learned what “rennet” is (an enzyme used to make most cheeses and which is usually derived from the lining of calves stomachs).  You can imagine what an … Continue reading

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Thirteen Cheese Facts [Cheese Miniseries Part 1/3]

Thirteen Cheese Facts [Cheese Miniseries Part 1/3]

Image via Wikipedia Cow’s milk is an amazing liquid with many compounds that can be processed into endless products such as butter, yogurt, and cheese. But how does milk become cheese? What is processed cheese? And what exactly do we … Continue reading

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