Go Back   English Forum Switzerland > Help & tips > Food and drink  
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old 07.09.2010, 20:37
Nickers's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Zurich
Posts: 3,735
Groaned at 41 Times in 35 Posts
Thanked 4,899 Times in 1,697 Posts
Nickers has a reputation beyond reputeNickers has a reputation beyond reputeNickers has a reputation beyond reputeNickers has a reputation beyond reputeNickers has a reputation beyond reputeNickers has a reputation beyond repute
Cheese musings

Whilst enjoying a variety of Grumpys cheeses tonight i had the same thought I often have and this time I thought i'd put it to you guys - why isn't British cheese famous/well known world wide, why aren't the British regarded as a great cheese making nation?

I like Swiss cheese but the majority of it is very similar, slightly rubbery at times, same colour, texture and usually taste. So I ask, why does this nice but a bit bland cheese have notoriety around the globe and how the hell did the Swiss become world renowned cheese makers/producers?

When you visit Grumpys stall compared to the other stalls around him selling swiss cheeses you first of all notice the array of colours of the cheese, then you taste and they all have different textures and tastes, they are so diverse in comparison to many other nations' cheeses.

I suppose what i am wondering is how the hell did Swiss cheese become famous and British cheese leaves more non British people saying 'what? British cheese? good?'

For me it's the best but then maybe I am biased
Reply With Quote
The following 14 users would like to thank Nickers for this useful post:
 




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Religious Musings Dervaish General off-topic 1069 21.12.2011 13:19
Ardrahan cheese: calling Grumpy Grapefruit or Irish cheese lovers möpp Food and drink 4 14.04.2010 14:01
The Cheese train finally pulls into Zug. Swiss wine & British cheese tasting grumpygrapefruit Commercial events 18 23.12.2008 09:28
The Cheese Club! Great British Cheese tasting Pack for Christmas! grumpygrapefruit Commercial 49 05.12.2008 07:52
Football musings Lob General off-topic 41 08.05.2006 16:28


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 13:58.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0