When we were on PopStuff, Holly and I loved to talk about food. We talked about the culture of chocolate, coffee, trendy foods and "ethnic" food, among others. And every time we did, we got email from listeners asking us for more. So it was only a matter of time before we recorded an episode on something food-related in the history zone. This time, it's cheese.
This one is based on my research legwork:
- A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopdia. "Lactose Intolerance." http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001321/
- Briggs, Hannah. BBC Food. "Evidenence of World's 'Oldest' Cheese-making Found." Dec. 12, 2012. http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/0/20695015
- Cheese and Culture: A History of Cheese And Its Place in Western Civilization - by Paul S. Kindstedt. (Which is so thorough in its cultural view of the world that it is also more like "The History of Western Civilization And Its Cheese.")
- International Dairy Foods Association. "History of Cheese." http://www.idfa.org/news--views/media-kits/cheese/history-of-cheese/
- National Historic Cheesemaking Center. "Brief History of Cheese." http://www.nationalhistoriccheesemakingcenter.org/cheesemaking-history.aspx
- Switzerland Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. History of Cheesemaking. http://www.swissworld.org/en/switzerland/swiss_specials/swiss_cheese/history_of_cheesemaking/
- The Nibble. The history of Cheese http://www.thenibble.com/REVIEWS/main/cheese/cheese2/history.asp
- Thompson, Andrea. "The Strange History of Cheese." LiveScience. May 28, 2007. http://www.livescience.com/4468-strange-history-cheese.html
Our article: How Cheese Works
A link to today's episode: The Origin of Cheeses
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