Churpi Cheese: An age-old local cheese of the Himalayan Region

India is popular for its spicy food, the chicken and other bird dishes, red meat and fish but hardly we talk about our local cheese beyond paneer. If when we talk about paneer, it gets an English name, cottage cheese which has its controversy. I think we should stick to the name “paneer”, simply because…

Feta Cheese, the Greek Curd Cheese

Since the mortal origins of cheese are unbeknownst to us, we must make do by offering our heartiest gratitude to Aristaeus, son of Apollo and Cyrene, for bestowing upon us the gift of cheese. Fortunately though, for all cheese- loving atheists who prefer something more tangible, the story of cheese gains real mention starting from…