Cheese is fine for lactose-intolerant people

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The world's oldest cheese Ancient Egypt or Croatia.

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Blue cheese may have anti-inflammatory properties

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interesting facts about cheese

fact 1

King Charles VI of France, also known as The Beloved and The Mad King, was a great lover of the cheese produced in the village of Roquefort-sur-Soulzon. In 1411 he recognized the designation of origin for the cheese, and made the caves in which it was aged. At the time, the Roquefort forms became an exchange currency.

fact 2

Pule donkey cheese is the most expensive cheese in the world. Produced by only one farm in the world, pule will cost you about $600 for a single pound. Making it requires more time and effort than most other cheeses. You need over 6.5 gallons of donkey's milk just to make one kilogram of cheese.

fact 3

According to legend, blue cheese was discovered when a youth, eating a lunch of bread and ewes’ milk cheese, abandoned his meal in a nearby cave after seeing a beautiful girl in the distance. When he returned months later, the mold (Penicillium roqueforti) had transformed his cheese into blue cheese.