Missouri Cheese – The making of cheese dates back as far as the beginning of time apparently. Nobody really knows when the process took form, but it is suspected that the process of making cheese was accidentally discovered from the practice of storing milk in containers made from the stomachs of animals. In this scenario, rennin, an enzyme in stomach lining caused the milk to separate into curds and whey.
Another possible explanation for the discovery of cheese stems from the practice of salting curdled milk for preservation purposes.
Regardless, of the origins, it is clear that by the time that Julius Cesar appeared on the scene, literally hundreds of varieties of cheeses were produced and traded.
Thankfully, the process has improved. Nonetheless, Missouri has some world renowned cheese makers. We have listed a few and will be reviewing each of them to provide you with some additional information.
- Baetje Farms
- Heartland Creamery
- Homestead Creamery
- Goatsbeard Farm
- Green Dirt Farm
- Osceola Cheese
Another post that we will continue revising to keep you up-to-date.
We encourage everybody, especially restaurants to buy products made in Missouri to support our local economy. It only makes sense! If you haven’t tried the latest Missouri wines you don’t know what your missing. Crown Valley Winery offers some wonderful wines. We recommend Crown Valley Winery. They also own a brewery and distillery.
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