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Cheese bought in slices should be cut lengthwise rather than across.

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Cheese is nutritious food made mostly from the milk of cows but also other mammals, including sheep, goats, buffalo, reindeer, camels and yaks. Around 4000 years ago people have started to breed animals and process their milk. That's when the cheese was born.

Explore this site to find out about different kinds of cheeses from around the world.

You can search the database of 761 cheeses by names, by country of origin, by kind of milk that is used to produce it, or by texture.

The database includes information on most famous cheeses such as Cheddar, Camembert, Stilton or Parmesan, as well as rarities like Crottin de Chavignol.

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